Terry Haugh

(Costa Mesa, CA, USA)

Leaving Home

Poem by Terry Haugh

Rationally . . . we are
Always wanting
to ‘leave’ home.
Emotionally . . . we are
Always re-creating
What it felt like to ‘be’ home.
Internally . . . we are
Often in conflict and confusion,
As today's circumstance
Becomes a window.......
on yesterday's pain.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003