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i cry like a motherless child
am i motherless if my mother sends me off to war
does the virgin mary know what it is
to have a fatherless child
what name of god wants
bloody children sacrifices
for such unholy land
how can parents be proud of a child on a suicide mission
they should be ashamed
if the 'mission' is indeed required
why don't the parents go?
duke it out among themselves
or love their neighbor as themselves
as their god commands

let go of pain we all have pain
revenge begats revenge
forgiveness begets forgiveness
the weeping grows

"Let My Children Go!"

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