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Premium Member A Most Courageous American President for the Ages
A Most Courageous American President for the Ages

I thought it would be most appropriate for me to take a moment to
share some of my reflections on the life and distinguished public
service of the late 41st...

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Categories: iraqi, america, celebration, character, inspiration, patriotic, political, tribute,
Form: Narrative



Black Iraqi Woman
Black Iraqi Woman
Written by Faleeha Hassan
Translated from the Arabic by William Hutchins
Shortly before my father died, he whispered to me longingly: “Daughter, treasure this, because it authenticates your heritage to our kinsfolk!” When I accepted...

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Categories: iraqi, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Things Never Said
The Things Never Said
The terror…
The only things ever said about my daddy’s WWII service were that he’d been to New Guinea where he’d ridden on a truck full of soldiers by a river without a...

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Categories: iraqi, christian, fear, may, political, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Paul's Last Letter -- BOTH Audio and Text

“Dear Mom,” was how it started, like so many I’d received from Paul while he was stationed in Iraq. 
But this one was the letter that he’d sent to break the news that, as it...

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Categories: iraqi, military, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Coalition Of The Willing
Coalition Of The Willing

It was a merciless day;
A Day of Infamy.
The Coalition of the Willing: The United States,
Great Britain, Australia, and Poland;
Disrespectful of International Law,
And the United Nations,
Attacked Iraq on March 19, 2003,
Claiming that the...

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Categories: iraqi, conflict, history, murder, war,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Waiting
There you are
face to face with me on Skype
thousands of miles away.
A grown man, but still my son,
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army;
Iraq War, February 2004...
You are there.

You tell me you are safe– 
after all, you are...

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Categories: iraqi, soldier, son, war,
Form: Free verse
I Don't Know About you America But I feel Like A Whore
I don't know about you America but I feel like a whore
when the Bush Administration wants to give me a $300 score
how many of our young men and women in Iraq will have to die
before...

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Categories: iraqi, angst, history, introspection, people, political, socialme, war,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Hidden Truth
The American Calvary slaughtered native
Americans almost wiping them into
extinction. They took their land away and
put them on reservations. How come in the
movies, the old stories have the native
Americans as the savages. I ask you, who
were...

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Categories: iraqi, cute, pain,
Form: Free verse
yellow ribbon: in memoriam
pause for a moment of silence
before continuing your day
to bless your lucky stars
that you were born within these 
borders
which increase every day their campaign
to keep others out or to send those back
whom have established families...

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Categories: iraqi, lifeyellow,
Form: Free verse
The Needle House
The Needle’s House
 Waiting For the Third Time Out
 Arabic Poem by: Salah Hassan *
 Translated into English by:
 Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
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Between me and me there is a civil war!
 It’s my war...

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Categories: iraqi,
Form: Prose Poetry
Iraqi Aching
Iraqi Aching
Arabic Poem By: Saddam Fahd. Al-Asadi* 
Translated into English By
Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
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For Iraq I slaughtered the silence in my pen
For Iraq I fended fear off my words 
And for Iraq, I would smother the...

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Categories: iraqi,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member " The Gulf in War " Page 1 of 3
Oil or strife, is it worth all these lives
Festering carnage, thriving flies
Who's to say the region is fine
The old cliche, it will take some time

Lets scroll back to August 90
Iraq in Turmoil, to Saddams insanity
Economic...

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Categories: iraqi, death, history, life, loss, people, political, war
Form: Rhyme
How's That Again
How’s That Again?

Actual newspaper headlines taken from 
http://www.alphadictionary.com/fun/headlines.html

Poem constructed by Elton Camp

A headline writer had the following to say:
“Child’s Death Ruins Couple’s Holiday”

The image produced we have to pardon:
“Child’s Stool Great for Use in Garden”

Of...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iraqi, funnydeath, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nineteen Years Ago
Nineteen Years Ago
By Franklin Price
09/11/2020

Nineteen years ago today, the tall twin towers fell.
Hijacked airliners hit them and turned them into hell.
High above Manhattan streets fires began to rain.
Just a short time later only rubble would...

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Categories: iraqi, america, bereavement, conflict, history, memory, sorrow,
Form: Couplet
The Irony of the Red Smiling Cyclops
It appeared on the doorpost as a Cyclops' smiley face
 For some Cyclops WhatsApp icon, but red-themed application
 Yes gruesome red, in contrast to the expectation
 You would get from a smiley face, even for...

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Categories: iraqi, bereavement, christian, hate, islamic, murder, religion, war,
Form: Blank verse
Brick, upon another brick
Brick, upon another brick..




Men, believe in his youth. Life is his to take. Young men believe life is now, just borrow and steal everything you can. Tomorrow may not come. He learn one day. Better...

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Categories: iraqi, appreciation, conflict, humanity, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Best Achivement
IRA; a strong idealogic and separatists,
At last surrender to the democratic values,
Over decades, after a long fight to achieve,
Thousand innocents blood on their name.

When a religion has a fight against a religion,
What a person can...

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Categories: iraqi, education, faith, family, friendship, life, love, mother,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Still Waiting
(For Contest: Foreign War)

There you are...face to face with me...on Skype...
thousands of miles away.  A soldier, but still my son;
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Iraq War, February 2004.
   
You tell me you are...

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Categories: iraqi, heartbreak, repetition, war,
Form: Free verse
Closed
Closed
Arabic Poem by: Hammoodi Al-Kinani*
Translated From Arabic
By: Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_n_silk)
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Closed, so said the first door
Dead End, so said the second door
Don't Worry,
Sayeth all the doors!
Destitution! Destitution! Destitution!
So shouts the beggar in my face.
Drought! Drought!...

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Categories: iraqi, satire,
Form: Prose Poetry
Bush(it)!
This one goes out to you, Mr. President

This one goes out to you, and your wonderful regime of terror spread 
enthusiastically around the world. Policing the entire planet is a tough job, 

Mistah
President,

and there is...

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Categories: iraqi, parody, political, world, hate, planet, drug, integrity,
Form: Free verse
I Ask Your Forgiveness if I Sinned With You
I’ll Ask Your Forgiveness if I Sinned With You 
Arabic Poem By: Hamoudi Kanani *
Translation into English By:
Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
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Pardon me, you are 
Every misguided novelty, 
Save for your body, 
A paradise 
Set to be...

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Categories: iraqi, emotions, feelings, forgiveness,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member One Against Many
The Ancient Mariner of the parliament square
Like the mariner he was, a scrawny, skin unfair
A loner with a glittering eyes, possibly a bit touched
A Clint Eastwood impersonator look, he seemed to bear

But a powerful speaker...

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Categories: iraqi, history, , western,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Toughest Assignment
He looked at his orders and left out a long sigh
Raised his eyes to the clouds and asked, "Why, God, Why?"
The toughest assignment of a long career
A message to be taken to a family held...

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Categories: iraqi, death, visionary, son, war, soldier, son, war,
Form: Couplet
Fallujah Iraq April 2007

Dear Mom,
Hey Mom, I hope you are well. Not feeling much pain. 
I guess, when  you get this letter I’ll be long gone.
It’s my goddamn birthday what a coincidence.
See I took a direct hit...

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Categories: iraqi, 10th grade,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Most Vulnerable
(Maverick Free Verse about a true life Maverick)

hey, Mr. Editor, you got it wrong
labeling Allen West as Congress’s “Most Vulnerable”
     misnomer
     insult to his character
 
ambush of...

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Categories: iraqi, people, warpolitical,
Form: Free verse