Hiroshima – by Mordechai Vanunu

by Mordechai Vanunu

Hiroshima Hiroshima,
My beloved Hiroshima,
Your sons ,daughters, elders, wives.
Blew ,radiated ,with an Atomic Bomb.
A radioactive cloud consumed, rubbed out. Hiroshima.

Hiroshima, Hiroshima.
For a live nuclear test sentenced you.
A nuclear laboratory of children, women, trees, animals.
In and under nuclear mushroom live burning.
burned, flattened to ground, radioactive ash – Hiroshima.

Hiroshima, Hiroshima.
Nuclear weapons gamblers win against you .
A U.S. revenge for Pead Harbour.
Hiro-shima Japan heroism is the target.
wipe out rain Hiro – Hero- shima – Truman.

Hiroshima, Hero- shima
Japan and U.S. betrayed you Hero Hiroshima.
silence, forget Hiroshima Atomic tragedy.
Japan sacrifices your holocaust on the Yen altar.
Hollywood doesn’t know you – you are not a Jewish Holocaust.

Hiroshima, Hiroshima.
Anti-nuclear weapons campaigners adopting you.
Orphans, Heritage, of Hiroshima our heroes.
Carry, preach, the memory, message. of Hiroshima.
To the future ages, to end nuclear gamblers.
Beginning and end of nuclear weapons. Hiroshima. Hero.

Hiroshima. Hero. Hero. Hero.

written from Ashkelon prison 1995
and presented at the exhibition Hiroshima Sans Amour

Mordechai Vanunu
Nuclear Whistle-blower
Peace Campaigner
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
each year since 1988

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