Omar Mateen’s Terror Sonnet

Islamic terrorism was Mateen’s

Very last act of closeting himself

This ultra-macho identity seems

Best able to keep his “gay” on the shelf

The regressive revolutionary 

Religious camouflage obscures his doubts

Reducing his life to a binary

Narrative that ev’ry religion touts

ISIL, Al Qaeda & Hamas all

Fight for cockamamie ideas of pasts:

They the harmonious modern forestall 

To try to regain their powers that lapsed

The dreary nostalgia for religion

Is the zealot’s favorite clay pigeon 

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