“Kevin Carter”

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2007

Kevin Carter's famous photograph

Hi TIME Magazine
Hi Pulitzer Prize
Tribal scars in technicolor
Bang-bang club
AK-47 hour

Kevin Carter

Hi TIME Magazine
Hi Pulitzer Prize
Vulture stalked white piped lie forever
Wasted your life
In black and white

Kevin Carter
Kevin Carter
Kevin Carter

The elephant is so ugly
He sleeps his head machetes his bed
Kevin Carter
Kaffir lover
Forever

Click click click click click
Click himself under

Kevin Carter
Kevin Carter
Kevin Carter

 – “Kevin Carter” by the Manic Street Preachers, from their 1996 album “Everything Must Go

Who was Kevin Carter? Find out.


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