Christianity being their greatest foe. In A. D. 634 they slaughtered thousands of Christians in Syria. Monasteries were ransacked and the monastics and the people were put to the sword. Beheadings were considered the preferred way for executions of those who resisted them.
rich metaphors drawn from the sky and sea
rich funereal language, baptism, burial and birth,
blossom and harvest, wise ones, witan’s children,
from the lips of childrenI learn that clinging
to life is not enough.
smoke over Mosul’s churches where once
the Jacobite heart of Christian belief was celebrated,
amongst the ruins of Nineveh, along the same back
alleys that the Jews took to their synagogue
which had been there since the Prophet Zoroaster
3500 years ago. Today Zoroaster’s sons and daughters
buried all around Mosul. These Yezedi and Orthodox dead are a vestige
of a different way.
Salafist-devils sought to satiate their sin,
let's trace the infected stream back to its source
to this nest of vipers,
of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia. Look! You’ll find them there.
protected, these enemies of Voltaire
contaminate the very air.