A Moment of Silence, Please!
The world is in chaos
Yet there is jubilation everywhere
People are gasping for air
Yet there is air around them
Their lungs refuse to accommodate any
So I watch them give it up instead
A moment of silence for the departed,please!
My eyes are glassed with suppressed tears
I turn on tv to silence my sorrows
But my grief knows no rest
The sound of children laughing has been silenced by bombs
States point fingers but they are all to blame
Nations put national interest first
Humanitarian obligation is a cost benefit analysis
Death of children does not equate intervention
Let more die, then we will ceasefire
A moment of silence for those we can name today, tomorrow we expect more!
The world is drowning and I'm watching
I hope to never be a victim but I'm waiting for my turn.
There is enough water in the Mediterranean sea
To quench thirst and heal wounds
Of those swimming away from missiles
But the sea is swallowing them instead
How can their solace be their demise?
A moment of silence for the departed, please!
Say a prayer for the living too.
The world is burning and I'm waiting for my turn.
The world is struggling to breathe
But I'm holding my breath
How can the future be sacrificed in war?
Why has the sea chosen to swallow those seeking refuge?
Why has nature become so heartless?
How come humans have turned into stones?
The world is burning but everyone has turned cold...
A moment of silence for humanity, for we have none left!!!