Colin Ian Jeffery

Veteran Poet - 1,460 Points (20th May 1942 / Redhill Hospital)

Slavery - Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery

Taken in war or kidnapped
Shackled in irons and sold
They are humans in despair.

Sold as property to be servile
Classed sub-human
They live out a life of misery.

Treated as unruly dogs
Worked from dawn to dust
Breeding more slaves.

In captivity they sing of freedom
Spirit never wavering
Praying humanity will set them free.

Topic(s) of this poem: slavery

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 29, 2015

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