|Reviewed by Asa Seeley
|cultures, sadness, happiness, cruelty, perseverance, tolerance all stirred together in a beautiful bitter sweet mixture called
'history'. thanks for sharing.
|Reviewed by Janna Hill
|Well said, well said.
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|I felt as if I could smell the rum soaked ship and feel the fear of the human cargo..vividly amazing poetry!
Peace, love and light,
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|I hope they aren't still doing it,Jerry! Excellent poem,love your imagery!
|Reviewed by RWEHAVING FUN
|regaled with the respite of a reverie from a bygone era, sealed like a contract with fate, stoic from stem to stern... yes, history is made of this black-hearted stuff...
Good work, Jerry.
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|...a memory of a part of history that was too dark for most to speak of, though u still do so well in ur own inimitable way...e|
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
|Ah, what a tragic time for all of us as we are all one.
Poignant writing Jerr!
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|... sends shudders through me as I have lived so long close to Bristol, which was a major perpetrator and centre of this damnable trade. I like the way you turn our thoughts so unexpectedly from the soporifically comfortable to the starker, darker realities. xx|
|Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
|Being not so proud of those days...but
of your poetry, I am a fan!!! *Jerry*
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|Yes, the darker side of those glorious days. And we always think of them as hot and humid and forget that for some of the year, at least, around Mardi Gras, it is so cold you can freeze your ass off in the days before central heating.
|Reviewed by Richard King
|....and the rich get richer, not just history, but the facts of life. The rich nearly always exploit those less fortunate.
|Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
|Your vivid depiction of the past makes one feel you were there...seeing it all firsthand....well done, Jerry.