This poem came out of the July 16, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from curiosity
, and Rocket. It also fills the "Nine of Vessels - Generosity" square in my 4-30-19 card
for the Tarot Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by a pool with fuzzyred
. It belongs to the Aquariana
thread of the Polychrome Heroics
Warning: This poem contains some controversial topics. Highlight to read the warnings, some which are spoilers. It includes religious disputes, unrecognized states, ceding territory to create a new country, Somali pirates, touchy politics, too much money, but some problems are nice to have, the stateless Rohingya people, and assorted mayhem relating to them, guilt, half-assed concern from other countries, and other angst.
If these are sensitive issues for you, please consider you tastes and headspace before reading onward.( Collapse )