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The bombing left nothing behind

Below is an intense poem which humanizes the deaths of Palestinian civilians amid the destruction of the Gaza Strip by thousands of Israeli airstrikes.

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A boy watches from a crumbled


As his baby sister suckles her

mother dead.

No shrouds in the rubble can he


The bombing left nothing


A little girl searches for a doll,

Could not find as bombs fall.

A sea of tears she shed,

Holding a dollhouse in shreds.

In the rubble grandma lost her

walking stick,

Few steps she took, then fell on a


A bomb fell on her head,

And she too was dead.

A young photographer clicked his


When in the rubble he saw a

hand flutter.

Suddenly another bomb fell

from the sky,

The young man was left to die.

Rejoice O Humanity!

Today you have died, and

We all have lived!!!


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