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A Different Kind of Guilt

October 3, 2011
By peaceout GOLD, Cleveland, Ohio
peaceout GOLD, Cleveland, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Don't ask what the meaning of life is. You define it.

Don’t look at her face
You’ll get nightmares.
Blood pours across
Innocence and desperation.

If it was a bomb
If it was her mother
If it was herself against herself
Guilt would’ve chosen another.

But it was a stranger.
A mad cause of suffer.
He crossed deserts and deserts to kill those like her
And in the end used a shovel.

If a bomb had fallen from the sky
It would’ve been a different kind of pain.
But now you know why
Guilt does not ease the shame.

The author's comments:
I was just reading about Human Rights and realized there are different levels of guilt. Terrorizing someone up close is worse than terrorizing someone from afar-yet they're both horrid things to do...

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