Nairobi Thompson 2019, designed by Special FX media

The worst sight

August 19, 2015

 

The sun set in my eye
Of slave ship set for sail
With all my joy aboard

 

The window of my soul agape
Awaiting the return
Of my crudely taken love

 

The tide of tears in desperation
Rise in futile swells
To surge the ship
Back to African shores

 

My tears they brim and overflow
And heartstrings stretch to breaking
As my treasure farther farther goes
Smaller smaller till my pupil dark
A mirror of my nation ripped apart

 

NaiNai (c) 2015

 


Picture by K A Williams ArtByWAK

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