Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner speaking at the UN Climate Leaders Summit in 2014

Dear Matafele Peinem

Damn! When do we get tired of watching, listening and talking? When do we act?

 

It’s not about money, profits, corporates… it’s about us!

We are humans!

We exist!

Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner speaking at the UN Climate Leaders Summit in 2014

Dear Matafele Peinem

This poem moves me to tears and should move us to action…

 

 

Keynote speaker Kathy Jetrill-Kijiner was one most powerful speakers at the United Nations Climate. 26-year-old Marshall Islands poet, a spoken word artist and co-founder of an environmental NGO in the Marshall Islands called on world leaders to act on climate change for the benefit of future generations.

 

 

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