Who will Weep for Palestine?

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We cry for Iraq, the million dead
and birth defects from depleted uranium
and phosphorus bombs. And we should.

We cry for Africa, the millions dead.
Oppression, abuse and slavery,
the civil wars. And we must.

We cry for Afghanistan. All the dead,
all the abused, all who suffer with
the need to be free. We pray for them.

And what of Palestine? Who cries for them?
Homes destroyed, walls and razor wire prison.
Killed, abused, oppressed, their land taken.

Will no one weep for Palestine?

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