You tried with all your strength and might.
You tried while wearing an insidious smile
and conveying a blatant disregard for that which
makes us human.
And lurking behind your ominous eyes, in the
obscurity of your mind,
was an illness taking the form of eroded
Your vision cloaked in the disillusion that you
You feared no form of power, neither man nor
You tried by force, you tried by philosophy.
You tried relentlessly.
For I stand here today, many decades into the
bearing a name you thought would no longer be
waving a flag who's colors you thought would
speaking the tongue of the ancestors you thought
you had eliminated.
For I know the truth, and so shall the entire
For I keep the heritage alive, as did those
No matter how many years it takes,
no matter how long the duel may be,
we will endure, and the truth will be told.
The world will know that which you would like to
in the shadows of a past as dark as the
atrocities you committed.
But just as before,
we sill succeed,
you will fail!
by D. Yapejian