Memories From Havana (A Poem Honoring A Family's Flight From Cuba)

January 24, 2009
By Ashley Nabors PLATINUM, Lubbock, Texas
Ashley Nabors PLATINUM, Lubbock, Texas
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Memories From Havana
(A Poem Honoring A Family's Flight From Cuba)

From The Lands Of Green And Blue
A Family Contemplates Redemption

They Went Far And Fell Close
Leaving The Black Past Behind

Trees From The Garden Window
Talk Of Their Peril, Fruit Soured

In Short Havana Trousers They Sang
Crossing Waters Toward Hasty Sunset

Mother Cuba Mourns Her Loss
Gone Are Your Many Children



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This article has 3 comments.


Trish said...
on Feb. 9 2009 at 8:36 pm
very nice job!

Sid said...
on Feb. 7 2009 at 1:08 am
Thank you for sharing a portion of the life of your family



I appreciate your word ussage and simple, clarity of thought



Congratulations!

Amaya said...
on Feb. 6 2009 at 7:12 pm
It was so great! You have great writing skills!




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