A History of Infamy

imprisoned millions
of German POWs
in fields
by the Rhine
without food
water or shelter
then in Vietnam
the U S used napalm
and agent orange
against civilians.

In Iraq
G H W Bush
used depleted uranium
and white phosphorus
with sanctions
that caused
the deaths
by starvation
of a million
Iraqi civilians.

The Bush government
used torture
and humiliation
at Abu Ghraib
and Guantanamo Bay
then Trump
used sanctions
in Yemen
causing deaths
by malnutrition
of women and children.