Treasure Island

Ezekiel Johnson

(Accra-Ghana)

All to War


I lost my mother
I lost my father
I lost my brother
And lost my dreams too

I lost my friends
I lost my family
I lost my sister
And lost my will too

I lost my school
I lost my work
I lost my city
And lost my rights too

I lost my day
I lost my night
I lost my sight
And lost my morning dew

(to the soul of every victim of war)

Submitted: Monday, April 02, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, February 09, 2011

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