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Fly the Morning Star

Morning-Star-flagMARIE-ROSE SAU

Half a century of madness
Abused and shattered and torn

Half a century of chaos
Of living in the shadows

Half a century of sadness
And rivers of tears for precious lives lost

When will the morning star fly free?

Half a century of waiting
And the world cries for peace

But for who really?

Half a century of crying for help
Villages are burnt
Women and children broken

Half a century of torment
They dropped bombs on villages
And shamelessly watched flames rise

Half a century of memories
The kind of memories that breaks a man

Half a century of lies
Dressed as the truth to the outside world

Half a century of death
And whose hands are to blame?

Half a century of fighting for freedom
But who will listen?

It seems the world is busy living
Too busy living to see the morning star fly.…


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