Friday, 24 March 2017

No Fire Zones

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‘In response to the attempt to massacre the Tamil national community in Sri Lanka, one activist wrote the following poem’

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No Fire Zones

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“No” said the world

While thousands cried,

Begging for Mercy.

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“No” said the world

While infants blown

And into pieces torn.

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“No” said the world

While the injured

Died for lack of medical aid

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“No” said the world

While women got raped

And thrown into fire.

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“No” said the world

While a river of blood

Took stream on the sand

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“No” said the world

When thousands begged

For intervention from the world

Of shallow morals and hollow justice.

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Jason
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Reproduced from the NwS website http://nationswithoutstates.wordpress.com/
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