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Neda: Philosophy Student Killed by a State Sniper at Iranian Protests

Nicholas Powers Jun 22, 2009

Disgusting just disgusting
this wall of men guarding the state
against the people.
Who gave them life?

“Who gave you breath you dogs! We are Iran! We are!”

Look at them, hiding behind badges and shields.

“I could be your mother, your sister!”

They’re scared and behind them,
old men bless their batons to pummel us
but you cannot beat the ocean back.
We are the wave come for you, 

“We are..

                           !

                                       I’m

                                       on the ground?

My chest – numb.

                                      Shot me?

          …but I’m pretty         Oh God

                                    Daddy?

Dad, I can’t breath! Where are…you…too much…can’t

Oh God Oh God Oh God.

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