The picture of a child, a man, and our humanity

This picture, taken on 2 September on the Turkish beach of Bodrum, shows not only the death of a child, but of our humanity. And the depths into which it has sunk.

The picture that will go down in history

The image we hope will change history


The picture that shows we are not humane


The image that forces us to be humane


Humanity is dead in that picture

A strike to our conscience

A death that make our conscience



A heart wrenching reality

that squeezes our innards


Our future drowned with that child

We hope that child will be the last of many, not one of many

On that beach our humanity


We cry for humanity

To tear it out from the depths that are burying it

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