‘The Voyage’ by Steven Song The Society December 5, 2016 High School Submissions, Human Rights in China, Poetry Dedicated to Falun Gong practitioners who have faced seventeen years of persecution in China. As tempests are blowing, angry waves clash; The foaming sea roars, whilst lightning doth flash. Eternal clouds march across the bleak sky, To sailor’s dismay, the heavens now cry. Braving the rain, the wind, the sailors stand Against all odds because they know they’ll land Upon soft embracing shores of freedom Where they shall find a glorious kingdom. Seventeen years now, these sailors have sailed; Some of them galvanized, some of them failed. Only with adamant faith will one pass, For if you stumble, beware Evil’s wrath! The storm is abating, the waves now still— Heaven is waiting, grand vows be fulfilled! Steven Song is a high school student at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts in upstate New York. NOTE TO READERS: If you enjoyed this poem or other content, please consider making a donation to the Society of Classical Poets. The Society of Classical Poets does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments. CODEC News:Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.