poetry by j matthew waters

Crossing the Atlantic in 1789

The trade winds
brought you here
once upon a time
snatched you from
the comfort that
was your home
sent you sailing
across the Atlantic
landing near
the Carolina coast
in rural Georgia
where you were
freed from your
original sin

december two thousand twenty-two
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2 thoughts on “Crossing the Atlantic in 1789

  1. Pilgrims had a rough time on the Mayflower 1620.

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