Poem 4

 

 

 

  

The gold and silver of America is very appealing.

Jabbing an awl into the thigh in search of glory,

I embarked on the journey.

Not only are my one-thousand pieces of gold already depleted, but

My countenance is blackened. It is surely for the sake of the family.

 

 

 

 

Introduction | Voyage | Family and Dreams | Outpour | Poetry | Conclusion

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