Wake up

Blood on the head of the Syrian child

Humiliation of desperate human beings

Corpses adrift in the grieving seas

Are the new European collective crimes

This time

We don’t have a Hitler or a Stalin to blame

This time

It’s you, it’s me.


 Tony Martin-Woods. 2015

Photo by Russell Watkins/Department for International Development. Published under Open Government Licence v1.0

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