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POEM: 'Soldiers, Israel, 2014'

For Dina

Dewy petals on his uniform,
a psalm inscribed
beneath roots of an anemone.
“Every soldier is a flower”
you say, grown with a morning
shower of affection,
pulsing gently, petals quiver
at the thought of killing.

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