Atef Ayadi

Migrating To The South - Poem by Atef Ayadi

I crossed the Mexican
Heading south
No one stopped me …
No one asked me …
For an ID,
A passport,
Or even my social security Number.
After All,
I am heading south
To the heat
And dry lands.
They told me nothing is
Over there,
Except elders
With their friendly
Unfriendly DOGS.
And dozens Of orphans,

Eileen told me...
One day, ....
Like Columbus
You really missed
The south.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Migrating To The South by Atef Ayadi

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 8, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 27, 2007

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]