Ghost Children of Gaza

by Glenn Fairman   12/29/13

How hypocritical it is to cry crocodile tears for dead women and children when those same innocents have been paraded about in martial glory advocating the death of the “Zionist Entity.” Can one soon forget the scenes spun from your propaganda machine of legions of women sporting AK-47’s, cloaked in their abayas and niqabs and marching in formation to the cheers and applause of Gaza’s patriotic residents; or of the hundreds of children, scarcely able to walk on their own, clad in (I suppose) ceremonial suicide vests and rewarded with candy and affirmation from their loving parents? There are indeed consequences to indoctrinating the innocent from their cradles forward with hate and bloodlust, primarily being that you forfeit their innocence and make them morally complicit in your butchery and war crimes. So is it not now disingenuous to rent your garments and wail over the outcome that you yourselves have brought to fruition?

In sowing to the angel of death, you have thereby reaped their terminal estate. Do not be surprised then, when the rosy cheeked cherub you have fawned over the entirety of his short life is crushed amidst the rubble of a schoolyard or a mosque that you conspiratorially placed a rocket launcher beside, sacrificing the flesh of your flesh as human shields in a gambit that you could not win and for an end you cannot hope to achieve. Because of your abiding morbid loathing, they have always been ghosts; they were merely waiting for you to light that deadly fuse.
__________________________________________________
Have a poem, short story, or bit of prose you want to share? Click here. • (675 views)

Share
Glenn Fairman

About Glenn Fairman

retired

This entry was posted in Poetry/Prose. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Ghost Children of Gaza

  1. Timothy Lane says:

    Gaza is a pesthole, quite literally. As John Chivington observed before Sand Creek,
    “Nits become lice.” Our jihadist foes already operate on this basis, and I see nothing wrong with treating them the same way.

  2. Brad Nelson Brad Nelson says:

    There are indeed consequences to indoctrinating the innocent from their cradles forward with hate and bloodlust, primarily being that you forfeit their innocence and make them morally complicit in your butchery and war crimes.

    That’s Islam.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *