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Gehenna

From the June/July 2016 Print Edition

Where Moloch relished children sacrificedOutside Jerusalem, where worms won’t die.Am I a fool to claim the cursed valeHas migrated from Israel to Mosul?A pack of cigarettes for toothless girls,For little women—Kafir, Nasrani.From nine to twelve years old they fetch a priceOf two dollars in cash . . . . Continue Reading »