Tuesday, April 8, 2014


© Farouk Asvat

We survive
In the mouth of hyenas
We survive
In the shadow of pines
We survive
Upon the rippling lagoon at night
We survive
Living on dreams
We survive
Fighting with our lives
We survive
Dancing into the barrel of a gun

© farouk asvat

[] composed: 1983 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid].

[] Acknowledgements:

We Survive was previously published in:

                The Wind Still Sings Sad Songs (piquant publications, p96, 2006).

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