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by Nevada Kerr

Fast, and feign compassion
Booby-trap the dead
Compromise is an infection
Inborn and overbred

Food allotments spoil
Treasuries turn red
Sleep with one eye open
The Koran by your bed

The promise of rebirth
Clearing heart and head
A concubine redeemer
Subduing doubt and dread

Muhammad's drawing near
With pabulum and cheer
Insurgent dirty bombers
Rend the desert air

A supplication consummation
Beyond the morning prayer
A detonation celebration
Hallowing despair

Retaliation, vindication
After all is done and said
Bloody water overboils
Life hangs by a thread

Written by © Nevada Kerr
January 11, 2004.

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