Love of Climate Change Activist

Broken hearts weep in silence
Loud speaks the storm
That converts soil to dust
And brings soul to end.

Why as an activist I was born?
When the world turns deaf ears.
I am managing defeats
When youths succeed.

I am in tears Oh! Sky!
What resembles peace?
Will there be coming of hope?
I am asking life my wound’s worth.

Why didn’t life teach me straight?
Why I am less educated than creation?
In which school I was denied admission?
Why defeat is for me not wrong?

Touch my heart,
Wipe my emotions,
Understand my tears,
I am a climate change activist for love not fear.

Written by Ekta Kalra

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