Middle Eastern Geography: A Prayer for the Cessation of Annexation

we thought our guests were
enjoying their pie 

but it turns out their stomachs full up
at the empty sound of the knife
and behind all the houses arranged as cemeteries
there is a single unmarked
no plans for a third temple
you have to feel 
to find
to get lost
to know
you couldn’t hit the spot
if you tried
the map is the shape of our children
is either of us really hungry
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