Yassin's Poems


Dear my country,
I saw many crying,
Tears running down their faces,
Claiming they were for you
And the poor.

But they are only doing business.
They sold you
And betrayed the poor.

Their tears were fake,
Like an actor,
Crying with a happy heart
For his role in the drama.

1989 by Yassin Aref

January 6, 2008

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