Only when blood has been shed do we take the advice to "turn the other cheek."
People are dying and dead, while we lie safe in our beds.
This is what happens when we have the funds to help, but can't be bothered.
Rowanda was not a civil war, and we know that now- we put it in our history books- but we knew it then too.
When greedy gluttons birthed from capitalism are not personally in harm's way, harm doesn't have a way.
We send our thoughts and prayers, but what good are they after the fact?
A moment of silence, but nobody knows why its there.
We give no name to it because a name is powerful, but an unknown force is more powerful.
People are dying by the millions - taking their children and running away from burning buildings- but a high-schooler does not know the definition of Genocide.
It can't be stopped if we do nothing -Newton proved that with his laws.
We could be the opposite force, but we simply choose to do nothing.
In a world where nothing is private from the press, we hear nothing about it.