Ahmed Adawe Ma'ow
Poem about Disease
AIDS, AIDS, AIDS you tortured And you tormented us You have taken the potential People in the society, where On earth do we hail from.
Listen to my bitter song of Lamentation the pain and Clamor of my youth, I cry for the vanishing Of my youth and light That was my future.
Oh! HIV and AIDS are here And there in the East And West, North and South.
AIDS doesn't have Religion, nation and Tribe, it has no Border and color So AIDS is a deadly Disease.
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