Treasure Island

Egal Bohen

(Earth)

Africa


We saw the child
Upon the earth
We saw the look
Of nothing in its eye
We saw the mother
Empty plate
We saw that look
A thousand times
Close by

Shed our tears
Shed our tears

But let it happen

Children
Don't deserve
To die

Submitted: Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Edited: Tuesday, May 29, 2007

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  • Ben Gieske (12/30/2007 10:19:00 AM)

    Very well written, short and the picture says all. Appreciate your sensitivity and taking up the cause. Why do so many children have to suffer so much, especailly for what we adults do or fail to do? So much suffering is inexcusable. (Report) Reply

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