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Requiem

I saw death unannounced and without reservation stain the contemporary lives of an impervious nation I saw an intolerable hatred the ruddy signature of an ancient heathen assign death as if to proudly bare the emblem of heavenly consent I saw the cold pictures of silence unsuspecting faces crying children clutching memories a city gasping for answers as life was used to extinguish life beneath an ashen epitaph of our darkest day I saw murder a human legacy begotten not by time nor place but by human nature I saw another requiem of religion

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005




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