HOW TO MAKE ROSEWATER RELEVANT?
Well you have a dapper of an interrogator
who spritzes it on him daily to smell right
to get a journalist to say he’s Western spy.
Comedian Jon Stewart masks brutality
making it aromatically palatable to view.
There’s more to it and I’m not naming names.
I do broad strokes to peel down the essence.
“Swing to the left, swing to right sit down sit down
fight fight”–kick his ribs ‘til bloody bloody blue.
Okay! Okay! I’m a SPY, alright I’m a SPY
This famous journalist’ runaway seller.
allegorically captures his Iranian tormenter.
The essence is being doused with rosewater
doesn’t suppress the conquest averring gallantly
to galvanize intelligent might to wipeout wicked
persecution no matter what part of the globe it dwells
Take down bars of brutality, letting freedom dance
with the stars be it the waltz, jive, rumba, or tangle.