Tag: Terrorism

Rape

There are terrorists That power their guns with bullets That thump through rib cages And heart valves Possessing shafts packed in cartridges Ignited by hate and zeal But in a different front of butchery Self-issued licenses are discharged as ego-stamps By explicit cowards holding handguns For there is nothing as impotent As a flaccid stump

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Paris (In The Aftermath)

It was well after The emergence of darkness When the night combusted to detonated vests And bullet-thumping guns Phlogiston blazed as fiery flames In Lavoisier’s haunts and hunting grounds Although there was nothing scientific about the night Carnage they say are Neanderthal traditions Unknowing to the meek and lovable ‘Homo sapiens parisiensis’ And finally when

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Paris Bombings (Through A Victim’s Eyes)

I was surrounded by clouds of expired smoke It felt like a slaughterhouse Where cattle are lined and given their last rites I crouched as far as my torso would fold And how flexi my lumbar vertebrae contorted For the very first time in my life I stood under a leggy table Wondering how soon

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Suicide Bomber

In between the voice of unreason And the echo of detonation Rested a requiem of heartbeats Levitating souls and corpses left behind Amidst crimson drops and dust fogs, littering skin and teared flesh Wailing lungs and rallying sirens The culmination of a journey to the edge of reason Where sanity stood as the helpless hostage

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