Silence of the Lambs by Marya Berry

France is burning
Beirut burnt
Syria gutted
the heart mute

We are shocked
but not surprised
nought but babes
wear innocence

We are human
but not humane
like the sheep
killed at Ramadan

We mock the sheep
Oh let us pray them
who graze peace
in the field
© Marya Berry 2015

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