Sunday, 10 December 2017

Ship-Wrecked Scrappers

All those
American citizens

With no food
No water,

On an island
Surrounded by
Big water

Ocean water,

Are getting
rowdy and unruly.

Let the wild winds howl,

Let the flooding rains run.

© Gil Hoy

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Gil Hoy is a Boston poet and trial lawyer who is studying poetry at Boston University through its Evergreen program. Hoy’s poetry has appeared, most recently, in Ariel Chart, Poetry24, Social Justice Poetry, The Penmen Review, Right Hand Pointing/One Sentence Poems, The New Verse News and Clark Street Review.