Treasure Island

celia hinojosa

(8/24/97 / california)

justice be my hero


She rose out the water finally.
Justice got tired of the underwater crulity,
drowning and gasping for air all those years,
she couldn't survive one more day underwater
justice needs to finally come back to land.

This land is not free because justice was gone
justice left and then everything then had a price tag,
even my people had price tag on them.
But no longer shall this go on!

Justice will return for us and save us
justice is the hero of this nation
without her we become nothing but slaves
we become money for others as we starve to death!

I dream of the day when I'm allowed here
where justice will be the ruler of us
when I will be looked only as a human being
and not have to deal with judgement
or be a slave to people.

Justice be my hero and save me
save not only me but others
others that been accused of wrong doing
when actually they have done nothing wrong.
so please justice return and save us all.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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  • Ellias Anderson (5/23/2012 1:57:00 PM)

    cool, good, i can smell the humanity in this poem as mines. Fantastic! we have to protect these poems. (Report) Reply

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