Picture: SBS News.
They All Have Names
For Myanmar, Mexico and so many more
They all have names:
The toll call on the news.
A mother’s son
A father’s daughter
A schoolmate who
Sat by the window
Lost, missing or
All of them part
Of the great narrative
Of the human story,
Before loving eyes.
We hear the cries
And the silence.
May a blanket of comfort
Warm suffering hearts.
May the fallen
In peaceful remembrance.
Simon C.J. Falk 10 September 2017
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