Happiness and Pain: Living Through It All

       Brave, loyal friends having one another's backs

       A loving sensei* always encouraging him

       Caring comrades filling the emptiness in his heart

Indeed, he did not seek revenge

       Despite his parents' murder

       On a sorrowful night

       In a desolate, war-torn country

       With grief-stricken, heartbroken people

       Under an eternally mournful sky.

 

*Japanese for the word "teacher"

 

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