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Borders Borders, An American Poem For You ~ by Chelli Stanley

Kawther Salam | Apr 8, 2013 ثوار سوريون دخلوا إسرائيل للعلاج وخرجوا عملاء ل – بني جانتس إقتراح موجه للأخوة السوريين By Chelli Stanley, an American woman in her late twenties who visited my occupied homeland Hebron, from where I was expelled by the Zionist Israeli occupation in 2002. Pictures Credit: CPT. When I went […]

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“The Fall of the Oppressor” ~ A Poem by @DimaEleiwa

The Fall of the Oppressor They’re trying to mess with my head, psychologically. Telling me my wife is cheating on me. I know, he’s lying, the picture is clear. I know, he’s bluffing, yet the lie still pressures me. It reminds me of how weak and helpless I am here… But my faith is strong, […]

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#PalHunger | A Very Ugly Poem ~ by @mdp4202

M. Dennis Paul, Ph.D. | Salem-News.com | June 9, 2012 Just three years ago, Mahmoud al-Sarsak was a star football player… (WINDSOR, N.H.) – How can any government lock people up without reason? What the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) allows in the United States, is old news in Israel; the detention of any person […]

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Originally posted on zaidzaidane:
Imprisoned Dreams Hurt, abused, raped and confused, Her eyes radiate a longing for love, someone to hold her, Looking deep into her eyes I see a fallen neglected rose that struggled and grew I wonder where she is, if she looks for me Unveiled love, it was hidden and so she…

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Must Read: Scoundrels Attack Gunter Grass Truths ~ FACTCHECKS ~ by Stephen Lendman

by Stephen Lendman | SteveLendmanBlog | April 10, 2012 Touching the most sensitive nerves has risks. Nearly always hostile responses follow. Criticizing Israel is the third rail of US politics. It’s also largely off limits in scoundrel media managed news, op-eds, and editorials. Gunter Grass took the risks. He acted forthrightly. His new poem “What […]

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Günter Grass is absolutely correct about Israel ~ by Khalid Amayreh

10-04-2012,08:31 | Al-Qassam Website By Khalid Amayreh German poet and Nobel literature laureate Guenter Grass deserves to be applauded for his moral courage, intellectual honesty, and audacity to challenge some of the established taboos pertaining to Israel and Jews. In a piece of poetry published by a German newspaper last week, Grass, 84, condemned his […]

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In Defense of Günter Grass ~ by William A. Cook

Dissident Voice | April 7, 2012 | William A. Cook Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph. – Haile Selassie […]

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German author Grass says Israel endangers world peace (Incl. English & Arabic translation of Poem)

By Gareth Jones BERLIN (Reuters) — Nobel Prize-winning German writer Guenter Grass has attacked Israel as a threat to world peace and said it must not be allowed to launch military strikes against Iran, in a poem that led one German newspaper to brand him “the eternal anti-Semite.” Grass, 84, a seasoned campaigner for left-wing […]

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To Mustafa’s Mothers ~ by Bassem Tamimi

Related: Israel killed Mustafa Tamimi – Overview | The Funeral – in pictures Dec 15, 2011 In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate. O beautiful mothers who have waited for their sons to return, My beautiful sisters, which gave to the country what is most dear to the heart, O most beautiful women […]

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Searching for a Ticket ~ by @YasirTineh

Trapped at the airport, Terminal bound Destinations are endless but I’m terminal bound The place I want to be is not an option for me Trapped at the airport. Terminal bound Looking for the plane with the #Palestine crowd Trapped at the airport. Destinations are endless But the place I want to be,There is no […]

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My Name is #Nakba {Poem} ~ by @YasirTineh

My name is #Nakba, I’m the son of a murdered father & the daughter of a childless mother. I’m a twin in my being, A girl called Palestine & a boy called Palestinian,Yet I’m a family where sisters don’t have sisters & brothers don’t have brothers. I’m Palestine & I have been raped, I cried […]

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This Poem will Not End Apartheid – by @Remroum

Outstanding poet Remi Kanazi recites two of his powerful works at the Sept. 15, 2011 NYC rally for full Palestinian rights including the Right to Return all over Palestine/Israel. Contary to some reports the rally was not a support rally for PA leader Abbas UN bid. Source

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Tahar Ben Jelloun: A Poem for Fatima – Massacre at #Sabra and Shatila…

Related to the Special Topic: Sabra & Shatila Massacre Posted by Patrick Mac Manus at  the Peace and Collaborative Development Network|  January 29, 2011 | They came in through the roof They closed the doors and windows They stuffed a fistful of sand into her mouth and nostrils, Fatima. Their hands ripped her stomach blood […]

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Bloody Tears of the Gazans ~ a poem

  Voiceless from the continuous screams, I’ve been voiceless for the past 63 years. The pain is more unbearable than ever before, I can’t remember the last time my tears were clear, Now they are a crimson red, descending rapidly. Why won’t anyone help us, help our people?? Unanswered these questions will remain Until my […]

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I want to tell a Story….

I want to tell the world a story… about a home with a broken lantern and a burned doll, about a picnic that wasn’t enjoyed, about an axe that killed the flowers; A story about a fire that consumed a plait, a story about a tear that didn’t run down… I want to tell a […]

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