I walk through the ashes and blood, wondering
Is there a beating heart amongst this debris?
A breathing lung or a moving finger
Instead of lost souls, wandering, searching…
I look up at the sky drying the tears I’m shedding
Is this what you call justice, a decree
Of cruelty and bitterness
Towards children crawled up on the ground, hiding…
I listen to the sound of hatred, raging
Is this how it has to be?
These souls nothing but a number
To the coward fate-handlers, watching, laughing
I grab a sword from a hand that was fighting
Is this the way to be free?
Will you grant us justice before our slumber?
Before the cowards win and we die, defying…