Social Justice Poetry

Bow Figurehead | A Social Justice Poem by Ximena Gautier Greve

Cut the seas
run ominous waves! …

Shew us
new damned reefs,
coral of human vermilion
loaded with chunks of rails
the ruthless sowed
on the high seas.

The Pacific roars its distress
rises to sky its monstrous waves,
as arms that last rocked
agonizing bagged bodies
on the innocent cradle of sea …

But they fall not silent,
not die neither rest.

Badly wounded,
this waning boat
go aimlessly.

Badly wounded,
ardent bow figurehead …

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