poet Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

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We Refugees

I come from a musical place
Where they shoot me for my song
And my brother has been tortured
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  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (9/26/2020 12:21:00 AM)

    'We can all be refugees
    Nobody is safe,
    All it takes is a mad leader
    Or no rain to bring forth food' - 'Mad Leaders' are more responsible for creating refugees than the freaks of nature.

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/25/2020 8:58:00 PM)

    I come from a musical place
    Where they shoot me for my song
    And my brother has been tortured
    By my brother in my land.
    terrible and inhuman facts of life. tony

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  • Lyn PaulLyn Paul (9/25/2020 5:47:00 PM)

    Your words are heartfelt. Many of the human race should be ashamed.

    May the world wake up and see the value of life.

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  • L Milton Hankins (9/25/2020 12:45:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem of some sadness that most of us will never know. Benjamin does and expresses it beautifully.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (9/25/2020 8:20:00 AM)

    Refugees around the world! ! !

    Ways of mankind on earth.

    Nice dedication.


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Ellen Ni Bheachain (9/25/2020 7:37:00 AM)

    Very insightful poem. Brings you into the refugee and how it can happen to anyone. Thank you.

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (9/25/2020 7:06:00 AM)

    We can all be refugees
    We can all be told to go,
    We can be hated by someone
    For being someone....greatest writings; situation in favor of you today; maybe tomorrow it will come in favor of us; so do not hate each other; together we live together we die everywhere every time- that's peace at all

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  • Deluke MuwanigwaDeluke Muwanigwa (9/25/2020 6:46:00 AM)

    I joke all are welcome provided you know i am here

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  • Deluke MuwanigwaDeluke Muwanigwa (9/25/2020 6:45:00 AM)

    Excellent. Very true. I come from a place
    A place for the black race
    I check the colour your face
    Not black your life i trace
    I come from a place i call home
    You are not welcome if you re from Rome

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (4/13/2020 4:18:00 AM)

    I am told I have no country now
    I am told I am a lie
    I am told that modern history books
    May forget my name. the pain and sufferings of the Refugees. tony

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  • pop pop (2/25/2020 12:47:00 PM)

    8 verses long but tells a story

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  • Monica Pietropaolo (2/25/2020 10:04:00 AM)

    Such a brilliant piece of writing , really moving, it certainly stirs our souls

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  • alexa (2/23/2020 5:08:00 PM)

    wow thats intresting

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  • Coriron Coriron (11/8/2019 12:03:00 PM)

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  • saraha (11/8/2019 1:42:00 AM)

    what is the allusion in this poem

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (9/23/2019 10:58:00 PM)

    We can all be refugees
    Nobody is safe, .../// wonderful expression

    this is the world
    on this earth
    we the simple, poor peoples all
    the refugees
    no right their
    -for any country
    -for any living place
    -for surviving good food
    -for education or medical treatment
    they are superpower
    they are political gambler
    they can entitle them
    as aristocratic and elite
    and for the poor refugees
    they can select - uncivilized, savage.............///

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (6/22/2019 1:32:00 PM)

    I come from a beautiful place
    Where they hate my shade of skin
    They don't like the way I pray
    And they ban free poetry.. very good poem pointing to the social injustices which a poet suffers in a christian world where they speak of equality. tony

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (5/17/2019 8:24:00 AM)

    A great poem narrating the plight of oppressed refugees moving from place to place as nomads.

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  • Brian Taylor (3/16/2019 11:59:00 AM)

    This is a dope poem. I like the poem and it is very well written.

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  • Benzbingay (10/17/2018 8:33:00 PM)

    Homosexual you in your big black hole you refugee :)

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