Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hey, you over there, someone is calling you from the water

Hey, People - Poem by Nima Yooshij

Hey, you over there
who are sitting on the shore, happy and laughing,
someone is dying in the water,
someone is constantly struggling
on this angry, heavy, dark, familiar sea.

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Read this in Guardian:

"Thousands of migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean in search of a better life. From the horrors of slavery to the coffin ships of the Irish Famine, there are grim historical parallels to the latest disasters"

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