Thursday, October 28, 2010

Speaking of shoe throwers - a poem


The shoe
as a missile
is a farewell kiss
is an insult
is a minor offence
is an international crime
is an ugly act
is a curse
on a world leader
is from the widows
is from the orphans
is from those
who were killed in Iraq
This is the footage

© Lizz Murphy
— from Six Hundred Dollars (PressPress 2010)

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