30 Aug '11, 4pm

You tried to take the Malaysian out of me - my so called 'Merdeka' poem

YOU tried to seize the Malaysian out of me When you ripped open my heart, with your racist fangs YOU sucked my rainbow colored blood, chewed on my patience And my tolerance YOU told my neighbours, I am the enemy living next door That I have sticks and stones and swords and guns YOU whispered that I am a Communist out to maim them That I am a terrorist out to bomb them A fanatic Christian out to proselytise? Would they ever be safe? My neighbours believed YOU They chanted along with your incantations And while YOU invoked the memory of deaths, bloods and tears They build a wall to reach the sky around me They held on to their weapons, build barricades with their languages Raised boulders with their cultures While religion and race became their shield against my good intentions They were prepared to go to war To shoot, to slice, to kill Believing that violence and hatred, ar...

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