House of Fraud

airplane rides

and child brides

and women dressed in black,

the early morning

call to prayer

reminds me of Iraq

Oil money

buying bombs

from dear friend

uncle Sam

own your wives,

and beat your kids

but dont eat any ham…



salute the dollar bill

eat these bread

and circuses

until we’ve had our fill

support radicalization

to stay up

on your throne

bless me father

I have sinned

and now I must atone

for man made Gods

and lightning rods

civilian casualties

Yemen lays in ruin

won’t you pay attention,


they use God

to control you

but they’re Godless


as they dictate

with religion

if God were real

they’d feel its wrath

and if the church

could get away with it

theyd treat women the same

religion is the problem

at their core

they’re all to blame

if you judge us

by the friends we keep

what of

the house of Saud

drink this wine

and eat this bread

is it illusion

or is it fraud?

but the devils

in the details

they’ve curtailed

basic human rights

but we dont care

though its not fair

out of mind

and out of sight

and out of context

and out of gasoline

and out of line

and out of time

must wake now

from the dream

who killed the messenger

who cut the date palms down

who tamed the shrew

who trained the crew

who turned the planes around

who drowned in crude oil

who crowned this house of fraud

who drank the wine

who did opine

who let them speak for God?



About soitgoes1984

I was born and raised on land stolen from the Pocumtuc. I now live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, on land that was stolen more recently, from the Hawaiians. I am addict, struggling to kick the habit of fossil fuel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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