Official Secrets

Burnt my treesJailed my sunKilled my childrenAnd drank their bloodThen ground their bones at McDonnell-DouglasOnly to offer them back to meAs a presentIn a flour sackTo torture me all the rest of my lifeThis is America!- Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish In March 2003 I sat in a miserable hotel room as far from Iraq as … Continue reading Official Secrets