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Grain of Sand

I have been around for a long time Dune to Dune, desert to desert Keeping my identity and remaining sane I have been around for a long time I have seen wars beyond unwritten history I have stuck to the bloodied foreheads Of fallen heroes and slain innocence I have been around for a long […]

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Keep Going

They want you to stop and mute But you should scream and shout You should sing and dance Let them hear and see you They will be amazed by who you are They would try to pull you down But you should rise above them See a tomorrow that is beyond them Make a difference […]

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Not Yet They say

They say it is not the end That you are not yet there They say you should move on The world does not stop today They say you don’t have to give up Not today, not today yet That you can start all over again The world will keep turning for you They say its […]

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The World is With Her

They told her she could not write again But she had been taught different Be Free; Talk your mind; Write the truth Stand up for freedom is what she had learned But they told her she should stop Freedom becomes a costly affair If your captivity defines their existence They will befriend you and give […]

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Unwanted

In front of the butcher’s shop lured by the smell of fresh meat looking at bloody carcass hanging Desire blinded in Hunger He stands waiting Mid Night in front of the filthy tavern As drunken heads with shrunken eyes – Struggle inside with their tandoori and kabob Faithful in Anticipation He awaits the leftover In […]

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