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A lost childhood

There he lay ,seated in the ambulance, facing the cameras, just feeling his wounds……… crying , no screaming , no wailing. 

Baby hands feeling blood, a pure heart learning to hate, a new mind creating a world of fear…..a childhood lost as soon as it began.

A matured child or an innocent adult, it would be difficult to say. 

Who has taken away the childhood? ….the regime, the times, the world…..or the human race?

Should I be concerned? …..not my child,not my country, not my problem.

But then the realisation sets in … world one human race. ………Omran could be my child tomorrow, my country could be Syria someday.

The pain would be same, the grief would be the same, the loss of a childhood would mean the same pain as to him. 

A sense of hopelessness, a growing anguish and frustration ………….and a silent prayer ….may every heart loan the pain of the other …..and pay it back with love. May the pain and cries of the hopeless not be in vain.

A childhood lost …….a dying humanity……open eyes…..but a sleeping conscience.



Joalita .....or Jolta is just one from the crowd. And every post on this blog is one from the crowd of the random thoughts that pass her mind.

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