Yesterday I looked
Into the empty skull of a
Face intact, back of head
blown away, smashed, empty skull, no brains.
And Father, weeping, imploring
his son to come alive
And play with his favourite toy.
I saw a photo of a young girl
Her face pock marked with shrapnel wounds
A tear escaping her eye
As she died.
We don’t see these images in the West because
we are coddled and swaddled from
images that might upset our delicate/sensitive/fragile/exquisite
Tears for the Palestinian people
Washing away the silence of genocide
Israel: cossetted and armed
by the American military-industrial complex
because waging war on Palestinian people
Israel – supported in its murderous actions
by Murdoch’s empire/CNN/NBC/ABC/BBC/Establishment media.
So I heed a call by a Palestinian:
Why the silence on Palestinian deaths?
5 dead Israelis;
so far 333 dead Palestinians:
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