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A Bitter Anniversary

Hot clotted blood splashed on cold asphalt
Tortured bodies hanged from prison hanger
A sea of corpses hidden in anonymous mass grave
These are inevitable imagery of my poem
On the first anniversary of a failed uprising
When the sun was ashamed of rising

Oil land people for a better life rose
So they pass out dagger not red rose
The violent cycle led to another absolute failure

Followed by previous ones navigated by history sailor
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A Bitter Anniversary
Friday, October 30, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: dead,obituary
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This poem is a tribute paid to those Persian people who lost their lives during a spontaneous uprising evoked by increasing gasoline cost last year at this time. It is estimated about 1500 people were killed mostly by direct shooting.

Note: The picture attached to the poem is related to people's uprising in former Eastern Germany in 1950s.
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