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Light up your candles, How hard to comprehend that sentence “Let us take this minutes of silence to Remember”, How deep and hard are these words to swallow Providing good definition to all the situations
Invisible Children By: Jordyn Milbrath
Red tears fall from slivers in skin No distinction from where the victims been By the time the president went down in flames The Hutu extremists could not be tamed Women were raped No man escaped
The cries of the people, the slash of the machete How could we ignore? The millions of bodies that lined the roads, the celebrations of the killers How can we forget?
Africa used to be so pretty So wild, raw, and carefree But one day the white people came Afrikaners and Boers laid their claim To us, they were strange To them, we were untamed
Machetes hacked away at innocent children, who had no say, Interhamwe defiled mothers because they were told to obey, An idea dug its nails into a country slipping away All the while my nation watched: the good ole U.S.A