BETWEEN THE LINES by Nakitemba Renata, Tusiime Hewitt and Nankya Evelyn

Deep inside the heart
The pain of the fateful day
Not ready to live another day
Torn and depressed
It feels like death itself
The nights that follow
Screams and struggles
The pain is unbearable
Life becomes impossible
It feels like I lost the world
To my social life
Isolation, stigma and disgrace
For life will never be the same
It is not just like a river flows
And renews its waters
Is its mouth my destination?

Author: Open Mic

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