Why is there so much pain?

I am touched
by the stories
of Syrian refugees
trying to find their way
to safety

I am touched.

I am touched by the young men
Drumming

Drumming for the missing and the murdered
Touched.

I am touched by the pain and the sadness
in their eyes
in their eyes and in their hearts
touched.

Why is there so much pain?
The young girl asks her mother
touched.

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