Free verse

Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)

I will always search for you in the fine silken threads of white Vaetti and shirt, in grey hairs and dark skin and eyes laughing behind glasses. This is unchanging and true. You are there in glasses that magnify the love and respect within, The belief that humanity is inherently good. I seek you in… Continue reading Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)

Free verse, Poem

Day 36: Me… To Date

I left my native land as a child, The civil war drove us out And kept us out, My father longed for home, While I found a home, In my adopted country. To this day, My father never understood, “How can you call a place like this home?” He would say, “The racism, the crime!”… Continue reading Day 36: Me… To Date