Tag Archives: Gaza

Israel Opened the Gates to Two Dams. Now Gaza is Sinking

Originally posted on rana "palestinian child":
My name is Rana. I have lived in the city of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip all twenty-one years of my life. What is happening in Gaza is not fiction but…

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Blurred

A thin line between occupied and free that loses focus under direct scrutiny and wilts before the truth A road nevertheless traveled between the illusion of freedom and the reality of the chains shackled to the heel of the suppressor … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it was fun while it lasted. One of the … Continue reading

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Blown glass

(For Gaza) Broken like glass but not torn asunder the spirit recoils and rises from the ashes as the colors swirl Torn like shreds of cloth standing in a land of blood stained rocks waiting for the sun to fall … Continue reading

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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up with their New York Times and morning cup … Continue reading

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