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An Olive Branch

An Olive Branch


A very old olive tree, owned by a Palestinian,
so aged that it might have given shade to
the carpenter Joseph when he was resting under
its shade a hot august lunch time and contemplating
his sons’ future was bulldozed this morning.
No big deal you may say and I agree, everything
must come to an end, even olive trees, only

the perennial was got rid of because the Israeli
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