Tiananmen Square

June 21, 2009
By WillC. SILVER, Haverhill, Massachusetts
WillC. SILVER, Haverhill, Massachusetts
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Fragile flesh and brittle bone
Against a behemoth of steel
On paper, you're dead
Hot lead to the head
For their nature is hardly genteel

Is it suicide?
Or a bid for new life?
Have you thought of your mom?
Your friends, kids, or your wife?

What's going on that could make you do this
Standing alone against Deng's iron fist
The bodies of brothers lie broken behind
Eyes blind
Eyes blind

Some might say you're nuts
But perhaps you've just got them
'Cause through what you've done
A new battle is won
It's a lesson in courage you've taught them

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