Cloud of Despair

Mar 2001

"Foot and mouth" epidemic

Black smoke drifts over empty fields
The stench of death is in the air.
Will tomorrow be just the same?
Is somebody somewhere feeling shame?
Now's not the time to apportion blame
Body piled on body awaits the flame
Ready to join the cloud of despair.

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