Leonard Dabydeen

Bronze Star - 2,202 Points (Guyana)

Indentured Man - Poem by Leonard Dabydeen

They
call me
a coolie
plantation bound
indentureship is my common slave dance.

Shackled in chains to keep me from running
like common thief
they kept me
docile
too.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 26, 2010



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