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Cargo

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This poem is about human trafficking. It was written in response to seeing images of a truck packed with women and children who thought they were paying for safe (but illegal) passage into the U.S., but were instead being sold into the sex slave industry.


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Cargo

Commodities.
Packed up
Wedged together
Shut out from light and air, 
Little creatures indifferent to life or death
Stacked.
Branded.
Horrified
Of what comes
With the open door.
Looking for the first opportunity
To Leap
Escape
This intolerable life.
The Mass grave
Of a two-dimensional reality.

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  1. Date: 1/28/2013 3:20:00 AM
    great write.

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 7:08:00 PM
    Rachel, congratulations with your amazing win.. xox~PD

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Conrad's on your winning writes. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:54:00 PM
    An interesting piece. Congrats on your win, Rachel! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:25:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Rachel xx