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A Septuplet of Haiku for Parsha Shoftim

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September 9, 2016

I
Worship an idol
be put to death. These are the
laws of our people.


II
A king shall write two
Torah scrolls in his life. No
mention of a queen.


III
Priests get no land, but
unlimited free meat and, God
their inheritance.


IV
No sorcerers or
mediums. in other words:
No Coney Islands.


V
Only the prophets
speak for God. The murderers
get their own cities.


VI
Let’s all build houses
and get married. Then no-one
has to go to war.


VII
May I suggest  we
treat all people like we’re told
to treat their fruit trees.

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