I Have Been So Many Places...
I have been so many places,
I have heard so many things.
I’ve heard the cry of soaring ravens,
I’ve heard a small, red robin sing.
I have been so many places,
I have seen so many sights.
I’ve seen the terror and the pain,
But in the darkness, I’ve seen light.
I have been so many places,
I have seen both hope and pain,
I have heard the cries of a starving girl,
I’ve seen a wealthy woman and her vain.
I have been so many places,
I have seen the endless strife.
And yet there are many who won’t admit,
Humanity brought down the knife.
I have been so many places,
And I have had to endure,
The agony the world is going through,
The pain that we ignore.
I have been so many places,
I’ve heard people talk of peace.
I’ve heard them talk of harmony,
They say all terror has ceased.
I have been so many places,
And in the silence of the night,
I hear the pain and the terror thrive,
The ache of endless fright.
I have been so many places,
But I still don’t understand,
Why peace is so long forgotten,
Like an insignificant grain of sand.
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