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Thief in the Night

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Thief in the Night


Like a thief in the night you came

Everyone’s life will never be the same

He cowardly hunched in the corners of our world creeping, scratching around invisibly

We screamed show your face you coward, show yourself to us all

Stop lurking around and answer my call

Just show yourself to us all

and people better than me will get this battle won

Show your face and let us watch you run


Our lethal deadly friend is one we cannot yet fix

So his wickedness and evil pulls us all into the mix

He waits to find his next victim, silent as a ghost

 No one’s colour will stop them becoming his host


We riot on the colour of people’s skin

But this beast will make everybody his kin


I see some hope everyday now

Its not like it was where I would just frown

Do you hear the ticking of the clock, my now old friend?

The countdown to your destruction has now begun

Like the ones you have taken too early, your strength will fail soon

Hopefully you will die and we can hold back this monsoon

On that day we will join the ones we love and all of us will laugh and cry

Together we will breathe again, together we just can ‘be’

Standing apart now will mean we will be together again and be free

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