Jihad

jihad
jihadis

 

 

what was it?
who are they?

 

Not a bunch of crazy
war-fuelled
black-clothed
extremists.

 

Definitely not
a man
a hater
ploughing a van through
innocents
leaving them with an early encounter of
death.

 

Absolutely not
Bombers
Killers 
Murderers
ISIS

 

Struggle.
That is the meaning of Jihad

 

Jihadi
Someone who struggles.

 

Muslims,
People Who Struggle

 

Who need to wake up for dawn prayers
Who struggle with school work
Who want to increase their faith
Who are terrified of being on another hater's hit list
Who walk around bearing the slurs about their religion
Who need to feed kids
Who want to go to school
Who have armslegskneesheartsfaces ------are human

 

do they sound like killers?

 

 

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Our world
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