Treasure Island

Lucy Nthusi

(Machakos, Kenya, East Africa.)

Coming Home


Searched for it
Whatever ‘it' is
All in vain, I realize
Am coming
Home where I belong

Swallowed by it
Gnashed ruthlessly
My hopes crumbled to dust
But I have a home
Am coming, home where I belong

After the wind I ran
Not late, I hope
Don't give up on me yet
Forgive me and ridicule not
Am coming home, where I belong

Submitted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013

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