• Jonathan Robert Martin

Remembering the Ancestors - Poem

Written on: May 30, 2019

Written by: Jonathan Robert Martin


Forests of emerald blue and green, The coral reef visible in the star light. The casted symbols appear smattered On the earthen wall.


I forgave the horrors and crimes, Yet still the suffering did not go away. I cried for help, yet the louder I got, The more no one would listen.


My grave abandoned. No return visitors. I sit quietly hoping Someone will hear my prayers.


What has come of the relationships? The sacred union that forever unites. The powerful connection that Leaves everlasting impressions.


I trust that it will soon Come to pass. Where grandmother and grandson, Walk hand in hand,


Down the troubled roads, down the glory paths. Together, again, One day at a time.


With all the love, In heart and mind.


~My ancestors

Jonathan Robert Martin

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