We Don’t Bow Down


 

So this is how they made the desert bloom?

Smudging our lives with colour of doom

Maim, slay, defame night and day

Choke our world charcoal and grey

Suck our joy with a mushroom cloud

Shred our smiles, devilish piercing sounds

Mutilate children with dead glazed eyes

Slash, tear and torture earth and skies

Then wonder why we are not grateful

Why don’t we shower them with love they so crave

What kind of thoughts go through their minds

Why so blind to truth before their eyes

Will they ever come to understand

Laws of nature never knows favours

No one above, no one below

Every action has an opposite reaction

Equal in measure, opposite in direction

Each and every soul reaps what it sows

Defiant we remain until we’re free

Scrape out the dust of war, no more grey

All shades of beauty, paint back our life

Rainbows in the sky, meadows lush and green

A day of jubilation, nothing like they’ve ever seen

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