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Wednesday, November 01, 2023


by Steven Kent

"'Hamas has created additional demand': Wall Street eyes big profits from war" —The Guardian, October 30, 2023

As blood soaks the land of old prophets, 
   New profits are here to be had. 
Both sides in this battle need weapons, 
   And we've got the guns for each lad, 
Hamas or Israeli. We're neutral—
   Don't care if one's good or one's bad.

Steven Kent is the poetic alter ego of writer, musician, and Oxford comma enthusiast Kent Burnside. His work appears in Light, Lighten Up Online, Snakeskin, and OEDILF, among others.