By Star of David
Date: 2015 Sep 28
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born right in time for
a violent uprising

shortly before
the breakout of
a three-decade-long war

in a country where
no less than seven people
die in road accidents
every single day

and one natural disaster
claimed almost
thirty-one thousand lives
in the space of

how is it that
death has not
claimed you yet?

[my love-hate holds you
bound tightly to
this earth]