STRUGGLING TO BREATHE
Bhopal 1984 – New York 2014
“I can’t breathe!” gasped Eric Garner.
His cry, replayed a million times
Echoes the night of 3 December 1984.
Unlike the people of Bhopal
Eric Garner was not choking on gas
From a Union Carbide pesticide plant.
A pesticide plant that could not have heard the people cry
could not have stopped leaking if it tried.
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