Song Name: Cycle

Songwriter: Hanna Barakat

Copyright: 2009

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Lyrics:

Verse I:
He never knows which road will lead him home
A Wrong turn, checkpoint, dangers unknown
Lives, homes, lay in ruin
Constant reminder that his world's divided oh

Chorus:
There must be a way to break down these walls
Constructs of fear, the unknown
He can't see through this endless blame
The cycle of violence
Cycle of pain, remains

Verse II:
No time to grieve, his hate takes over
Seeking revenge, all too familiar
Another hurt, an innocent's life taken
The cycle's back once again oh.

Chorus:
There must be a way to break down these walls
Constructs of fear, the unknown
He can't see through this endless blame
The cycle of violence
Cycle of pain, remains

Bridge (Arabic Spoken= translation of final sung chorus):
Lazem nihdoum halal hawajiz baynana
Hawajizoun bouniyat min khaoufna minil majhoul
Lazem nitkhatta al laoum wo nballesh min jaded
niksour dawaratal ounf wa niksor dawaratal al alam al yaoum!

Chorus:
We must break down these walls between us
Constructs of fear, the unknown
See through this endless blame, start over
Break the cycle of violence
Cycle of pain
Cycle of violence
Cycle of pain
Today