Newspoem 14 September 2003

US kills 8 Iraqi Police in Mistake
Officers chasing bandits fired on

Snake eats own forked tail in selfdefense
kills contrived paradoxical rationale with fraud oil
8 more bodies on scales history weighs
Iraqi loveblood within circles memory indelible wasted
police between machine gears chew soft palpable
in complicity newspapers sketch gentle childlike distance
explanations US kills 8 Iraqi police in

Statements obfuscating treasons strapped on
chasing hopes tripped up hatred
bandits providing for families starving
fired in deadlines cooking air
with officers chasing bandits fired

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