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20-10-20, Stop the Massacre

Today is another day We match Like every other day In fight for our lives. We prayed and sang songs Chant our anthem #EndSars And say no to other forms of sars Never knew it's gon' become a dirge. We were happy to stand for what's right Never knew we'll not see the night. Beckoned on my brothers To come on board He was happy to hold the flag Flag was soaked in blood. As darkness enshrouded the scene On the sudden appearance of the military We became frightened And livid We watched helplessly. Rivers of blood The sky weeps in anguish. A thousand voice heard I at once Stop the massacre! We're bleeding! Bleeding from holes in our hearts Holes from bullets Bullets in the head of our heroes Heroes whose only crime was demanding for a better life Life that is meant to be sweet But bitter and battered for so long Long enough to threaten our existence Existence that should be of essence ... Stop the massacre!

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Date: 10/23/2021 9:06:00 PM
This poem 20.10.2020 /Stop the Massacre, reveals the state of my heart about what is going on in African states, especially to the youths. But I know that this crisis will be over and our voices will be heard. Tribute to those that sacrificed their lives on 20.10.2020, they will never be forgotten.
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