There are tunnels crawling through the earth
where worms and bullets in the afterbirth
fester, stew in the noxious fumes of hate
creep in a cartel’s slime to desecrate
the land of playgrounds, parks, prayers and schools -
beware reporters’ outrage, false as fools,
frenzied, mistake the reason for the cause,
proclaim in pompous blindness, ‘pause, oh pause’ -
let your blood, like sacrifices of yore,
flow from the Wall, and on the altar pour -
No, and no, and until when, the Jew replies-
deceive yourselves with evil in disguise,
cry peace, peace, you prophets without peace,
honor is a stain, empathy caprice.
beware the god in the chamber of a gun,
the idol worshipped that worshippers shun -
There is a time for war, for war to end,
a time for the garden and the friend
but against the truth, like a solar flare,
you cannot stand, hide in a liar’s lair.
wail, distort, prevaricate and cry
Israel lives, endures - Am Yisroel Chai
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