. . . It remains.
Despite all the inflictions:
The incessant hatred, the numb apathy, the harrowing abandonment, the gargantuan beatings, the gory brutality, the vulgar slander, the egoist dismissal, the cruel deprivation, the political propaganda, the ambiguous facades, the spiritual confusion, the suffocating captivity, the breathless exhaustion, the humanity torn asunder,
the dream remains,
Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem/November 26, 2006