gershon hepner

Rookie - 10 Points (5 3 38 / leipzig)

Alarmed - Poem by gershon hepner

Insecure, and though alert, alarmed,
the infidels no longer can ignore
the war cries of believers who have harmed
the fabric of society. At war
with all who don’t believe in Allah, they
attack the infidels who ride a bus,
and though they have the time five times a day
to pray, they say there's nothing to discuss,
because their war is really not about
ideas, oppression, economics, race:
it is an intifada against doubt
which, though unwilling, infidels now face.

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  • Joe Breunig (3/29/2006 11:51:00 AM)

    An intriguing poem; I like the point you're making, but it doesn't demonstrate love or forgiveness to those that hurt Jews. In a war, one can't be neutral and expect change without heartfelt involvement or action. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/11/2005 6:11:00 PM)

    Yes. It is a war, a so-called holy war, not unlike the crusades in times past. I liked your sensible take on it, not at all like what I have written. I tend to 'lost it' when I get into the whole thing. Good. Very good wordage. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 11, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, July 11, 2005

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