I was betrayed in 9th grade, when I told my father that the school was transferring me to the senior dorm where I knew they tortured 9th & 10th graders day and night – I told him “they will kill me”, and he told me: “if you die, then so be it”. Relevance. Hunger Games is fiction. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for one week in August 2011. Theodore Huebner Roethke (/ ˈ r ɛ t k i / RET-kee; May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet. We did not lose our lives during our 7 years in hell, but when I read about the story of Tiananmen once more after all these years, I could understand some of what these students went through before and during the revolution of 1989. I remember spending every waking minute of my entire 9th grade year in constant fear. Hre your dreams are sweet, and tomorrow brings them true. He first started composing music in 8th grade and has written many songs in Hindi, English & Malayalam. The 18 Greatest Revenge Songs of All Time; HOT SONG: 21 Savage x Metro Boomin - "My Dawg " - LYRICS; NEW SONG: Rod Wave - POP SMOKE - "MOOD SWINGS" ft. Lil Tjay - LYRICS; Lay down your head And close your eyes And when they open Here is the place where I love you. Here it's safe, and here it's warm. Capo on 2nd sounds best with my voice and to my ear, closest to the way Jenn The vicious beating a teacher gave a kid who behaved the same way he always did in the class, and the teacher took it as a joke usually, but one day something snapped and he was mercilessly beaten up – I remember the confused look on the tearful kid’s face as he explained to us that “usually this teacher is very friendly, I don’t know what happened to him today” – not a kid I’ve ever seen shed a tear before. C F G F Deep in the meadow, under the willow C F G F A bed of grass, a soft green pillow C F G F Lay down your head, and close your eyes C F G C And when they open, the sun will rise. A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Ethan lives in the Worcester, MA area and performs weekly throughout New England, both as a solo cellist and with his band, Blue Light Bandits, for which he is a bass guitarist and singer. In my mind, what I truly felt at that time was “concentration camp” – this must be what it feels like to be led to one. The story of this album starts in 2013 when I was reading the first Hunger Games book and encountered the poem “Deep in the Meadow”. Here it's safe, and here it's warm. I OWN NOTHING - all rights go to their rightful owners. Deep in the meadow Under the willow A bed of grass A soft green pillow. One recurring nightmare I had for a very long time is that I am in 12th grade and very happy that I will get out of school this year, but they announce a new policy saying that from this year onwards, we will have to stay in school for one more year. A cloak of green, a moon beam ray. I was abandoned into it by my parents, while still remembering how it felt to be free. I never saw kindness when I was back in India – even in the 1st grade, there were sadistic kids. Deep in the meadow, under the willow, a bed of grass, a soft, green pillow. And here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true. I have worked with Chinese engineers in the USA. It is hard to make a transition from a totalitarian system to a free, democratic country like the USA. It did not matter whether it was your peers, your seniors, teachers or even the school management. ℗ © 2019 Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. and Big Deal Music, LLC, #tiananmen #30thanniversary #democracy #ultimatesacrifice #june4 #charter08 #humanrights #freedom #silenttribute #thatday #thatyear #insurrection #massacre #studentstrike #1989 #neverforget #resistance #wewillreturn #standwithme #iremember, Featuring "Deep in the Meadow" from Hunger Games, ℗ © 2019 Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. and Big Deal Music, LLC, #tiananmen #30thanniversary #democracy #ultimatesacrifice #june4 #charter08 #humanrights #freedom #silenttribute #thatday #thatyear #insurrection #massacre #studentstrike #1989 #neverforget #resistance #wewillreturn, Wuer Kaixi, Liu Gang, Chai Ling, Zhou Fengsuo, Zhai Weimin, Liang Qingtun, Wang Zhengyun, Zheng Xuguang, Ma Shaofang, Yang Tao, Feng Congde, Zhang Boli, Wang Chaohua, Wang Youcai, Li Lu, Zhang Ming, Xiong Wei, Xiong Yan, Zhang Zhiqing. I was not born into this system. 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