Myriads Of Haitian-Americans And Friends Will Vote

Myriads of Haitian-Americans will vote in the next US election

We are sending stern warnings to the current administration

We will vote for one party and we will rock the boat

We will be well organized and we will vote

And our votes will count this time

We are extremely serious this time

Our people are fleeing: natural disasters, death, and violence

Persecution, injustice, deadly bandits and gangs

Our people deserve respect and compassion

We will vote for a better administration

We all thought that the Jim Crow era was over

We are seeing a resurgence of violence and dishonor

Against our people. The Afghans cannot vote yet

We, Haitians, want to be welcome like the Afghans

Today, we are willing to place a bet

If this administration keeps on dishonoring Haitians

Many politicians will not be re-elected

They will be astoundingly rejected

By the voters. We will vote en masse

And we will not forget the past

Myriads of Haitian-Americans will vote in the next US election

We are smart. This is a stern warning to the administration.

 

Copyright © September 2021, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved.

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poems.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country

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