Semitizing

By Susan Abulhawa

Roses are red
and Israel is Semitizing:

Apartheid
So Equality is anti-Semitic

War crimes
So International Law is Anti-Semitic

Injustice
So Justice is anti-Semitic

Occupation
So Freedom is anti-Semitic

Militarism
So Peace is anti-Semitic

Violets are blue

– Susan Abulhawa is the author of Mornings in Jenin (Bloomsbury 2010) and the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine (www.playgroundsforpalestine.org). She contributed this poem to PalestineChronicle.com.

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