It wasn’t Islam nor the arms of Saddam
But the crude that baptized Iraq’s belief
A furore rose from the seed of a qualm –
“Why ain’t America master of this fief”!
The western fear of Arab pride
And the propaganda of prejudice
Made them manifestly mortified
They gave new dimension to malice!
Which world order we live in today
In the throes of western dominion
Where they reply with a mean melee
Who weild a bigoted opinion!
A war that razed a land’s ethos
Dares a legacy that defies to die
At fear lives on at faith’s loss
The War Of American Lie!
© 2023 Vikas Chandra