The Bridge Between
Between a Yankee, killing, falling in Iraq
A native boy sentenced by cops to freeze to death*
An Arab man
Between the blisters on your face:
Between the death in Dair-Yaseen of forty-eight
I am a bridge
September 20, 2003
* Native Canadian Neil Stonechild, Saskatoon, 1990.
** Arab Canadian Maher Arar, deported from NY to Syria, 2002.