Madeleine Albright: Muse

The Iraqi government newspaper recently published a poem addressed to Madeleine Albright, the U.S.'s feisty ambassador to the U.N. It is by Ghazi Al-Tha'i, described as "a famous poet."

1) Albright, Albright

Alright, alright

You are the worst

in the night

Why do you throw-over

the peace leaves

and maintain the papers of fight?

Why do you hate the day

And love the night?

Don't put out the light.

2) Albright

Blind hatred without proof

Deception, deception, deception

And wailing



((Note: There are four more stanzas.))


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