The Hooded Crow of Jerusalem – A Poem

(Photo: Max Reeves, supplied)

By Niall McDevitt


at the Citadel of Jerusalem

built by John Hyrcanus I

there is barbed wire and yellow



the hooded crow of Jerusalem calls

from the Minaret of the Mosque, raw



in a courtyard below the ramparts

are jeeps which say, in English,



an invisible deus-ex-machina

hums a military-industrial


 – Niall McDevitt contributed this poem to

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