Archives December 2014 - Lacey Carpenter

Why I Must Go

It is estimated that nearly 4 million people are trafficked each year. A disproportionate number of these individuals are women and children who have been sold into the sex trade. The poem below is written as reflection of my time in Thailand. My days there were filled with the tending of banana trees and the clearing out of murky swamp waters. My nights were spent walking the dark streets of a ma...

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