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‘In front of my eyes are the walls of slavery’

RAHAT RIYAZ
I might look happy though. But,
In front of my eyes are the walls of slavery
I might look happy though. But,
inside my every story there is a pool of blood
I might look happy though. But,
inside my soul there are memories of martyrs
I might look happy though. But,
Inside my single smile there is a sigh of broken promises
I might look happy though. But,
Inside my every nerve, there is a widow shedding her tears
I might look happy though. But,
Inside the darkness there are women being raped by saviors
I might look happy though. But,
The rise of the dawn starts with the wounds of torture
I might look happy though. But,
The sun sets with the horror of another death
I might look happy though. But,
The Freedom of life is being caged by the brokers of humanity

About Desk Editor

Thanks to all those who said 'no' to me, it is because of them I did it myself. Sameer Showkin Lone is a Founder/ Editor of News Despatch (www.newsdespatch.com). He reports on Defence and Security, Politics, Human Rights, Health and Environment.

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