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Reflecting Allowed

Maha Bali’s blog about education

When you don’t say a thing…


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With gratitude to all my US friends (and strangers) who are showing solidarity with Muslims these days…and a message to those who remain silent… (I also published Salam for Helplessness today).

(sing the below to the music of When You Say Nothing at All)

It’s a shame what you can do

To put a knife through my heart

By not saying a word

You bring on the dark

Try as I May

I could never explain

How it hurts

When you don’t say a thing

The smile on your face

Lets me know you can’t feel me

There’s a blankness in your eyes

Saying you have deceived me

When I can’t find your hand

Who will catch me

The moment I fall?

Yeah you’ve said it all

When you said nothing at all


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