Poetry Blogs (2017, genocide)

THE YEZEDI GENOCIDE 2014 Mount Sinjar Iraq

entry picture

 

Our peacock-angel faces shine

In this fierce Mesopotamian sun:

We survived the Byzantines: the Greeks.

Assyrian Christians became our friends.

We traded with the Jews of Nineveh and saw

The Ottomans rise and fall.

We are the Êzidî, our first year was 4,750 years before

The crucifixion in Jerusalem.

Some say we have been here forever, like the sun.

We pray to Holy Be...

Read and leave comments (1)

🌷 (1)

 

EzedigenocideISIS

Outrage

This stick named Outrage
Is what stirs the masses
Rousing them in anger
Rail against injustices
Wolves in Yellowstones
Gangs in L.A.
Genocide in Africa
Trouble in Latvia, or
Slums in Mumbai.
And while anger is better than fear
This focus remains on the problems
And so the problems remain.
How then to drop that stick,
And let our focus be guided
To solutions?
To set our sails instead
...

Read and leave comments (1)

 

 

AfricagenocideLatviaLos AngeleslovemanipulationmassesMumbaiOutrageproblemsolutionyellowstone

The Hangman of Prague

In the days of war and Nazi conquest

Deep in the heart of the Third Reich

Was a man so cold and ruthless

That the fuhrer proclaimed had a heart of Iron

 

Hangman Heydrich ruled a nation

Of several million innocent Czechs

Controlling them with an Iron grip

Signs of resistance spelled their death

 

Himmlers deputy performed with efficiency

The darker pa...

Read and leave comments (1)

 

genocidesecond world warTyranny

Promoting democracy

A rain of death is falling in Ramses Square

There's something perceptively evil in the air

Perhaps it's the word Moslem

That excuses the eagle from treating them less like men

I saw him, unarmed pleading hands outstretched in front of the tank

The rifle raised these bastards are not firing blanks

What code, what right is invoked that separates crime from state

What t...

Read and leave comments (0)

 

deathEgyptgenocidejustice

Filter Tag

genocide (Remove)

Archive

  • 2013 - 2017 (4)

Popular subjects:

last 30 days last year

love

poetry

Jadia4708au

Pain

life

depression

Relationships

mental health

poem

death

love

poetry

poem

life

depression

pain

death

writing

hurt

loss

Most Popular considers how many times a tag is used and how many people use it.

Recent Comments

Martin Elder on Cultists (16 minutes ago)

Martin Elder on 157 (23 minutes ago)

Martin Elder on Atypical heart (25 minutes ago)

Martin Elder on Soft clean hands (34 minutes ago)

elPintor on 157 (53 minutes ago)

Hugh on Barbie (1 hour ago)

Rose Casserley on Cultists (1 hour ago)

Hugh on Little boy on a bus (1 hour ago)

Rose Casserley on Believe (1 hour ago)

Rose Casserley on Barbie and Ken (1 hour ago)

Hugh on Unforgiving Hand (1 hour ago)

Rose Casserley on Little boy on a bus (1 hour ago)

Rose Casserley on death of potentiality (2 hours ago)

Taylor Crowshaw on Barbie and Ken (2 hours ago)

Anya on Barbie and Ken (3 hours ago)

Feeds

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message