Just because
people love your mind,
doesn’t mean they
have to have
your body,
too.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Richard Brautigan's poem Just Because

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  1. Asa Bruss says:

    Just because I lived in the Middle East doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because my father lived in the Middle East doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because my mother lived in the Middle East doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist
    Just because I was born in the Middle East doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because I was Muslim doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because I am a practicing Muslim doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because I’m a practicing Muslim from the Middle East doesn’t mean I’m a Terrorist.
    Just because I’m a practicing Muslim from the Middle East who tends to think Americans are immoral doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.
    Just because I wanted the Taliban to take over my old country doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.

    Just because my uncle was a member of Al Qaeda doesn’t mean I’m a Terrorist.
    Just because my Sister wears a Hijab in public, my dad has a beard, and none of you will probably ever see my mother in public, doesn’t mean I’m a terrorist.

    Just because I’m a terrorist, doesn’t mean I’m a Muslim.

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