Bitaniya Giday & Raya Tuffaha – “Wheel of Fortune”

2021 Button Poetry Video Contest

“What empty stomach will ask for food, for aid, for help, and instead receive a bomb, grain as gunpowder, medicine as poison? America gives no gifts.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Bitaniya Giday & Raya Tuffaha, Runners-Up from the 2021 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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