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Mommy, why did they take all the food?

Why has the sky gone dark?

Why won't the room stop moving?

Why has my watch stuck?

Why is the floor so cold?

Why is everyone so darned mad?

Why can't I find my radio?

Why did the schools all close?

Why are the people so tired and thin?

Why does the air smell so bad?

Why are the dogs barking?

Why have they boarded all the windows?

Why have they taken us away?

Why are they cutting my hair so short?

- Paul Kesler

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