Poem: Jemima Mitra – ‘Things That People Once Thought Were Impossible’

By June 22, 2020 Blogs, News, Poem

Here’s our third in a series by Hull punk poet, Jemima Mitra looking at the Black Lives Matter movement, and corresponding issues for people in the UK.

 

The abolishment of slavery,

The banning of child labour factories.

The right for women to vote and own property.

Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic scholars.

Decolonisation.

Aliens.

Vaccines.

The banning of child marriages.

An 8-hour work day.

A living minimum wage.

Human rights.

Ethical consumerism.

Planet Earth healing itself.

Justice for brutality victims.

A world without police.

Black lives mattering.

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