A Poem For The Witness, Who 'Closed His Eyes' - Poem by RIC BASTASA

FOR once
on this page i
want to be of
social relevance

i want to spread
the news
about that gruesome
murder of
58 Filipinos,
media people
and even
civilians who
happened to
be on that road
that dismal

justice is still
not served

let us have silence
for 5 minutes
and pray
that sooner
justice be done

let us pray
that it be not
snail paced

let there be
thunder and lightning
after the silence

let those
who are guilty
be punished

let nothing
be hidden
let no one
be spared
due to political

let the flower of
truth bloom
and let there
be damnation
for evil forever...

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A backhoe driver has described in chilling detail how he used the excavator to bury the 58 victims of the Philippines' worst political massacre, according to a video aired Tuesday.

Comments about A Poem For The Witness, Who 'Closed His Eyes' by RIC BASTASA

  • (7/2/2013 8:47:00 PM)

    so much of violence in the world, which is mostly encouraged by the nations who champion for democracy. These developed nations are crazy for comfort, they bribe our politicians to sneak through the back doors and scavenge from our barns. Americans want to create intra ethnic as well as inter ethnic conflicts to promote Liberal democracy...very sad poem related to the political massacre.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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