Posts tagged ‘Slavery’

January 20, 2018

HAIKU: CHAINED MIGRATION

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

They Were Forced To Come     

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January 15, 2018

HAIKU: ANCESTORS IN CHAINS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Am Living Here   

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September 13, 2017

LIVING OUTSIDE THE GATE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

eluding long his captors
and the slavery of the plow
the stallion knows no master
his head will never bow 

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December 9, 2016

I’m none but a slave

by newrana

What am I if not a slave?

I cook, clean and mourn;

I wash, sweep and weep

from dawn to fall of night.

 

I do nothing but cooking;

I cook all day,

three times a day,

from dawn to fall of night.

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September 10, 2012

Slaves to love

by Devina

Is it not ironic how

Man and woman alike

Assert their independence

But come the time

The two step onto love

They begin to smelt their chains

The step begins to stumble

Smooth hard metal clinked

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