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THREE CHILD MURDERS IN 1 SUMMER

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THREE CHILD MURDERS IN ONE SUMMER

(In memory of Sophie Hook, Robbie Gee and Paul Barker)

 

 

Two places in one hot summer

Stand out suddenly as black

Yes the sun continues to bake

This long drawn out existence

 

Someone stirs in the blackness

And knifes the way through again

Two lives in one place, one life

in another, all three become one

 

Become another word of murder

It’s so commonplace these days

Don’t we all say it citizens?

Yes we are conditioned now

 

Cheap lives, throwaway souls

Stand up in the death throes

Again we can weep, wail, bury

Swing the incense, smell the reality

 

Why, why, what is wrong?

Is this a violence revolution now

Anarchy, society, life becomes turmoil

Let us now kill all life

 

 

 

In memory of these three children who were murdered

July 29-30 1995, Sophie in Llandudno, Robert and Paul in Wirral.

 

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