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We are They

They told me a few words,
Could not change the world,
They told me to give up,
And lose my hope.

It was they who started it,
The guns, the bombs, the wars,
It was they who fired first,
And saw extermination,
a few steps away.

I could not imagine,
What the world would be,
If we followed what they said,
After seeing so many, dead.

It was not the fault of what they said,
but rather, those who followed.
Because it was not they,
Who let this happen.

We live in a world of horror,
Where blood is shed by the minute,
In the sight of power,
We are blinded by it.

No longer could I hold my thoughts,
and dream of peace.
I knew a few words,
could go a long way.

And so I write this,
hoping to save a life,
I write this, hoping that you realize,
We are they.

Let us change.



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