Thank you so much for your perceptive title and analysis, William Spivey.

I'd like to share with you what happened to me (summarised in this article which I have submitted to Illumination editors just now.

https://medium.com/illumination-curated/so-not-even-a-poetic-critique-of-saudi-arabia-and-israel-is-allowed-4e5bd9e8406a

I'm quite upset that a short poem I wrote yesterday, was rejected by Illumination Curate editors. The poem had one line in verse that is repeated, which urges Muslims to boycott the yearly religious visits to Saudi and instead, tdonate that oney to Palestinians. I was directed to read their policy on hate speech!