Justice and Freedom by Roxanne Thibault

blazing
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Justice And Freedom
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You have hung my brothers,
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And raped my sisters,
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In broken dreams I cry for them,
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Grinning devil looking on,
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Sharpens tooth and claw upon the innocent,
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Blazing eyes of fire turn to ash,
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The bodies of the proud,
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The brave,
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Our pleading quenching your thirst,
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Oh devil,
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But a day will come,
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When brave and proud,
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And those who hunger for justice and freedom,
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Will rain upon you,
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A fierce storm,
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In which our blood and tears,
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Will drown the fire of your hate.
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Roxanne Thibault has been published by Disquietarts, Levitate and Chiron Review. She draws her inspiration from the Cypriot shores that birthed Idalia.
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