Kept Awake Nights

I am kept awake nights
by the sound of ancestors
turning in their graves,
those who came on boats,
immigrants in peculiar clothing
carrying nothing but satchels and dreams.
Just at the tone of public debate.

About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.
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3 Responses to Kept Awake Nights

  1. pastordt says:

    Amen. Perfectly said.


  2. Fern Boldt says:

    Is that why I haven’t been able to sleep?


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