are those


their critics.

voices they wish

to shut. like coffin
lids. mouths

are meant to be
clean with praises

for the kings of
democracy. any

one turning


will be


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24 thoughts on “COWARDS”

  1. This is incredibly dark and chilling to the bone! You’re right- the world situation is getting worse day by day.. sigh.. thank you so much for adding your voice to the prompt! 💜💜

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    1. Hi, Lynn. I am from the Philippines and I write about my country and the killings of journalists who critiques the government. Hence the hashtags at the end – #StopTheKillings #DefendPressFreedom.

      Not sure where Putin or Ukraine came from but thank you for reading.

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