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One man, one bomb, packed with rusty nuts and bolts He bides his time, picks his spot and halts Then detonates a foyer, full of mums and dads and kids Who are blown apart, blown asunder, blown to little bits Manchester, England, 2017, do I like Muslims or do I dream Two men, two knifes, a soldier walking home attacked Beheaded on the street and with machete’s hacked Calmly, two men wait and joke with stunned passers by Behind them, on the floor a headless man did die London, England, 2013, do I like Muslims or do I dream Three men, a car, with pockets full of knives Stabbing indiscriminately, eight people lost their lives The police were quickly on the scene, the men shot dead, where they stood Another brutal terror attack and the streets were stained with blood London, England, 2017, do I like Muslims or do I dream Three examples, horrible but are all Muslims full of badness The answer simply No, they shared the grief and sadness For those that lost their lives from the few with bombs and knifes Now Hammed and his children are scared to walk the street With abuse and scorn hurled at them, from everyone they meet Mohamed took no part in this, he is sickened just like we But a few have hardened life for the Muslim community England 2017, do I like Muslims or do I dream Leave the people alone, let the people be They believe in their god, just like you and me

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Date: 7/17/2017 3:09:00 AM
Thank you all for reading and commenting.
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Date: 7/16/2017 11:59:00 AM
The reminders are with us always, John. But you have given voice to the people who have not had a chance to speak about them because they have been ostrasized by the actions of the few. Nicely done and congratulations on the win.
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Date: 7/15/2017 3:30:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement, John, The incidents are so heartfelt from the ones that had no respect . There are so many that are good in any race... ~*
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Date: 7/15/2017 8:11:00 AM
I absoiutely agree with what you are saying, a well-deserved placement for you. Congratulations :)
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Date: 7/15/2017 7:36:00 AM
This is great. Congratulations on your win. Let the people be and not misuse them for our own prejudice and insecurity. Many wishes, Kai
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Date: 6/17/2017 2:35:00 AM
Wow, wish I could have written this! A masterpiece John and definitely going in my favorites.
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Date: 6/17/2017 3:58:00 AM
Thank you. We are all sickened by lone wolf terrorism.