Middle East

Fire on the Euphrates


Let’s do it

bomb bomb

bomb again

and drop the pretense of


Hope the endless someday


some sort of conclusion

but don’t count on it

Tomahawks strike Raqqah

Sparks fly and

The Euphrates is set on fire

Strike like Mongols

from the air

leave nothing to chance

or well enough alone

every nightmare of the West

must be soothed by 10,000

Muslim lives

Rome one the Potomac

535 fiddlers under a slave wrought dome

One fool sitting on a leather throne

Let me be clear

We the people have plenty to fear


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