I BLEED


By Deno Botih

I bleed through my pen to the paper I write on. 
I bleed every moment I open my eye, 
all I see is pain and suffering.

I bleed when I see my sisters are getting unfair
treatment just because they have nappy hair.

 I bleed even more, for they 
are women living in a “man’s” world.
I bleed for the women of Africa who have been raped.
I bleed for those who have their limbs chopped off.
I bleed for those who can’t bear children.
I bleed for all the children suffering in this cruel world.
In their eyes, I see pain they cannot understand.
I bleed for the child soldier of Africa.
I bleed as our leaders turn a blind eye to the
innocent and defenseless women and children.
My brothers and sisters are suffering as the
world looks on.

My veins are running dry as I continue to bleed.
I hope when I stop bleeding,
all the pain and suffering will be gone.
I bleed.

 


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5 thoughts on “I BLEED

  1. wow! very touching makes my heart ache…..

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  2. we need to help each other before GOD can help us.

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  3. This definitely tugs at my heartstrings. It breaks my heart to think this is what is happening half way around the world…I know it happens here but here I think there is more help than there. I wish there were something to help, to reach out, to understand.

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