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Birds of Sarajevo

It seems the birds of Sarajevo
are gone--where did they go?
Some only say they've flown away
or scratch their heads, and just cant say.

It seems the songs of Sarajevo
are stilled--where did they go?
Some only sigh, while others cry
that all the songs were just a lie.

It seems the youth of Sarajevo
has died--where did it go?
Some only say it's hides away
from all the pain of yesterday.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 12/3/2017 10:16:00 AM
History is haunting. Especially modern history. We said it must never happen again, but it did. It always does. Your poem has touched me deeply.
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