recurring martyrdom

i was killed by the “rising sun”

that promised me

land to yield and a place safe

i was instead given a tongue less mouth

even which i kept

then i was asked for a few years

to make things right

i said”why not”

a few years will pass out

swiftly like a summer night.

years later nothing changed

then i was told,

it was all but lies

i do not believe what i hear

but i gotta believe my eyes

there was no tongue in my mouth

no sense in my head

no guarantee i would not be taken a prisoner

while i wake from my bed

i said”ah hell ! this has to change ”

and change it did,but i didn’t see

you see, i was the foundation of what you have with thee

i marched the street like a mad dog

i was armed with slogans

while i was facing bullets

my words would pierce hearts

but couldn’t stop them damn bullets

in the end i was shot,

in the leg first and when i fell

in my head, bang bang

two shots to make sure.

i wouldn’t rise again

killed like a mad dog.

again and again.

duihazar sixtythree , dui hazar fourtysix and dui hazar-seven

i am your recurring martyr

i die again and again,

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