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Author Name: FreeGaia 5 Comments
Date Added: October 14, 2005 20:10:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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~Slave~

Ripped from his home,

Driven far away,

Missing his father and mother

And all the games they used to play,

Shoved in a diseased hull of a ship

While bodies died from hunger and starvation on their voyage trip,

Taken to places far and wide

With each place awaited a surprise

One by one they were left in a country

Unknown to them and nothing they could see,

This was an instant trade of slavery

Other human used...people…...like you and me?

Author's Notes:

Okay to be honest this was just a quick write.

~Ryan~

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeMeg on January 19, 2006 02:02:32 PM Report
The truth in this is devastating. Well-done, thank you for sharing.
XOXO Cheerios XOXO
Meg
Comment By: FreeLil' Emo on October 17, 2005 04:29:57 PM Report
This was a beautiful poem. You're a fabulous writer.

Chow, hon!
Laura
Comment By: FreeJeff on October 15, 2005 01:03:21 PM Report
Ryan,quick or otherwise, I think it was a very thought-provoking write.

Jeff
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on October 15, 2005 01:02:11 PM Report
Very good powerfull and sad
Ali x
Comment By: FreeFreda Ho on October 14, 2005 10:28:25 PM Report
wow nice!
that reminds me of the book called Escape from Slavery by Francis Bok which i just read...i cant believe even today there are still slaves in Sudan...im feel so sad abt that~~ anywayz good write!




 


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