Freedom Cry

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in memory of the children of South Africa 

Freedom! 
Lifted out of the ashes and into a river of hope 
A river of joy 
A river of peace. 

Cry freedom! 

Freedom! 

As a country dies 
And children die because of 
What they believe in 

Cry freedom! 

Freedom! 

You jail them in your jails, 
You murder them, 
Torture them, 
Burn their schools and home 
But we still 

Cry freedom! 

Freedom! 

You can do all these things 
And make spoils of it 
And yet tell them they are not free 
But we will with all our hearts-- 

Cry freedom! 

Freedom! 

No matter the strife 
Feeling powerless at times 
When there is no power 
But yet we will forever--- 

Cry freedom! 

Freedom! 

You break us down 
Break our spirits 
But we forever 

Cry freedom!!

My tribute to the children of South Africa who died during apartheid

 

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