A short poem by Dominic Damian about fishermen struggling against the massive land reclamation and sand-mining in the country.
Face moulded by the merciless sun, skin weather-beaten, worn and sculptured with exceeding beauty Marching on a simple compass of trust that life is a bounty of entrustment, bonding each other with love, to be always shared in equity
Acuan di wajah dik teriknya mentari, kulitnya tebal mengharungi cuaca diukir dengan kecantikan yang luar biasa, Maju kehadapan di atas satu kompas kepercayaan, bahawa kehidupan itu satu amanah, diikat dengan kasih sayang, agar sentiasa dikongsi bersama.
(Translated by Noorhidayah Nadilah)
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