Monday, April 7, 2014


That April began
With a plane's crash
Hundreds of thousands dead
Somewhat fewer killers

That July ended
Such pathetic reaction
A stunned world's witness
In ridiculous silence

This April marks
With sad resignation
Twenty years of
Inaction and ignorance

These facts are
Stubborn things

Copyright 2014 Femme Malheureuse
@ApparatusMag #NaPoMo 2014 Prompt 7
Inspiration: Speech by Robert Kagame on Rwandan Massacre's 20th anniversary
"...[L]es faits sont têtus."
Graphic: washuugenius via Flickr (modified)

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