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Oct 2011
The Terrorist

Do you know
What terror is?
Terror rising
Like the threat level
News televising
Different views
Christian or Hindu
Muslim or Jew
How many Satanist
Crashed planes in
Places containing
Murders of a martyr
Muttering under his breath
Not before a jump
From a building
But before
Walking through its doors
Trench coat
Drenched in sweat
No words spoken
But the name
Of a God
à la God
A last breath
And a final moment
Gives a button
A fast press
Cold as the
Look he gave
Before he left
On his quest
Like a crusader
Crusading a nonbeliever
Then crucify
If you try
To stay true to self
Well, take me
As I am
And know
I never claim to know
I worship nothing
That creates war,
Whether real
Or not.
Joseph Childress
Written by
Joseph Childress  30/M/Detroit
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