wire #children #atozchallange


man size stripes

children forced to bare

who will make this right

cold hard becomes the stare

***

wire cuts clean through

 innocence dies

sign our own doom

none believe the lies

*

children pay the price

no money can repay

history must think twice

there is a judgement day

My Focus this month is children. The Acholi people (and presently the So. Sudanese) hold basins of tears for children lost because of military despots. South Sudan has displace over 1 million children most are now orphaned. We try to help but wouldn’t it be easier to stop trying to destroy tomorrow’s hope because of today’s wire thin avarice?

Certainly we have learned very little from the  slaughtering of 1.5 million children in the Holocaust,

 

Photo from myjewishlearning.com

 

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10 thoughts on “wire #children #atozchallange

  1. Hi Leslie – it is an appalling side of life … and doesn’t seem to have improved – I’d hoped these things were behind us … I feel for so many at the moment – thank you for this … wire = not a good connotation in this horrible context … should make us all think … Hilary

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