The mission The breeze smelled like her How was it possible? Two continents apart we were Get prepared Catita* said, when I left
She asked me never to give up She told me she’ll be with me She demanded me to be brave She urged me to look after them
They are so many And always in need They are so weak And I was only myself All alone I thought
I needed a voice For those who didn´t survive I needed a voice For them, who never spoke up I needed a voice For those who are always ignored I needed a voice I couldn’t find it And I was so scared Giving up was not an option, she said
I´ve been cold I've been hurt I've been in need too I needed a voice you'll find it someday, she said Just keep looking for it
I saw their faces I breathed their hope I took their dreams I made them my own I just needed a voice
And suddenly, a sweet whisper came along It said you’re not alone Our voices will be your own We´ll support you to speak for them Until they also find their own.
*Catita is my Grandmother Catalina Cazares. http://worldpulse.com/node/68348
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