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In Cold Blood

by  James Graham

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2004
Word Count: 72
Summary: Another 'juxtaposition'. Does it work? Is it valid as a political statement?

In Cold Blood

The Clutter family/
the Hamoodi family

Bonnie Clutter shot in the head/
Kariah Hamoodi buried under debris

Nancy Clutter shot in the head/
Ihab Hamoodi buried under debris

Kenyon Clutter shot in the head/
Hassan Hamoodi buried under debris

the murderers unknown at first/
the murderers on camera daily

Dick Hickock and Perry Smith/
George Bush and Tony Blair

hunted by armed police/
guarded by armed police