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Where Do I Belong?

Where Do I Belong?

Photo by Najmul Sahar Ahmadi

 

I finally had found a place where peace was dominant

But not for me

I had found a place where love was the occupier

But not for me

I had found a place where human right was the priority

but not my rights

I had found a place where I could live 

But not belong to

The feeling of non-belonging always exists within me

A feeling that eats me from inside

People say you belong to your country, the place you were born

But where? 

I was born in a place where peace had disappeared 

A situation I can’t explain

I was born in a place where love was nonsense 

Somewhere I lost myself

I was born in a place where war was the occupier

Somewhere I couldn’t remain

I was born in a place where people live with restrictions

A life that nobody wants

All my childhood memories are marked by migration 

And bad memories of war

Where do I belong? And where can I live peacefully?

Questions that I can’t find the answers

 

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