Salvatore Ala

Rookie - 75 Points (February 18,1959 / Canada)

Ellis Island - Poem by Salvatore Ala

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Ellis Island

Passenger ships slip time in fog,
Their displacement forever in motion.
At Ellis Island multitudes materialize
In sackcloth and ashes.
As they pass, our ancestors
Smile at us in pity and in wonder.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 20, 2011


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