i remember what it’s like to leave
the one place that i have called home.
i remember what it’s like to take the trek
across to the unknown.
i remember what it is like to not know
weather i am gonna survive the night ahead.
i remember what it’s like to suffer
because i am not allowed in.
i remember what it’s like to risk my life
to save my life.
i remember what it’s like to part from my family
just so i could survive.
i was scared to start over in a new
and unknown place
that i knew i didn’t belong in and
i knew i wouldn’t be accepted.
i was confused that i had to start over
about why this happened to me and
why had to risk my life.
i was hopeful about starting over
about maybe i would be free
maybe i would be accepted.
but no that wasn’t going to happen
and for now all i know are the things that