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Ayanle Isak


Africa's pain is my pain


Africa dear Africa
Your children are lonely and depressed
Africa dear Africa
Your children are at war with each other
Africa dear Africa
Your children are killing each other
Africa dear Africa
Your children are starving
Africa dear Africa
Your essence is pure but you are suffering
Africa dear Africa
your pain is my pain
So i sit here crying.

Submitted: Monday, November 17, 2008
Edited: Monday, November 17, 2008

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