|Palestinians take part in a rally marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, in Gaza City December 8, 2012. After receiving a hero's welcome on his return from decades in exile, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal will attend a rally in Gaza on Saturday to mark the founding of his Islamist group and celebrate "victory" over Israel. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem|
They call it victory
celebrating the suffering
They rally a crowd
to cheer on religious tyranny
and armed militancy.
Iconic lies and iconic promises
perpetuate the conflict
They call it victory.
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USA Today Column December 8 2012: Palestine must choose life over love of death