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Source: Adults

Author: Maggie Huscroft

Title: ten-o'-clock news

prosthetic limbs come floating down
from helicopters above
and children race to get them
for that is all they have
begging from the scorching sky
snatching hope from second hand
a surreal picture of how we
show man's inhumanity

not to man
but children

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