"Life moves pretty fast. You don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

Sunday, June 04, 2006
 
Ghosts of Tinananmen
June 4, 1989


Here they talked of revolution.
Here it was they lit the flame.
Here they sang about 'tomorrow'
And tomorrow never came.



From the table in the corner
They could see a world reborn
And they rose with voices ringing
I can hear them now!
The very words that they had sung
Became their last communion
On the lonely barricade at dawn.



Oh my friends, my friends, don't ask me
What your sacrifice was for
Empty chairs at empty tables
Where my friends will sing no more.


-Empty Chairs at Empty Tables from Les Miserables
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