Numbers: Badawi to His Torturers

Raif Badawi

They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God. – Psalm 84:7

Cracking and shattering,
Shoulders and ribcages
Stronger than oak under
Cane after cane:

“Pain is the weaponry
Favored by weaklings and
Strength is a virtue to which
You have no claim.”

Numbers is a weekly news commentary column in poetical form by Curt Hopkins. “Numbers” is an historic term for poetry, and also alludes to the numbers in programming.

Categories: Activism, Crime, Hacktivism, News, Numbers, Poems, Poetry, Police, Politics, Prisoners, Prisons, Raif Badawi

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