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The Empathy Poems project is designed to raise awareness about the plight of asylum seekers and refugees.


Stately cruising liner sailing into Naples
Laden with the wealthy, leisure on display
With a cargo of sightseers,
Buffet food and bubbly
Deck games, cinemas and educative tours.

Dirty leaking trawler with a rust streaked carcass
Floundering in the wave troughs, diesel nearly done
With a cargo of the hunted
Sodden clothes, no visas
Babes in arms, and babes unborn, and no welcome shore.

Beached Dreams

Unravelling Trust