Lonesome path

Updated on April 17, 2019

Lonesome path

I ran, leaving my toys behind

They have shot my friends

And I couldn’t say goodbye

I couldn’t stay;

Where I used to sing my proud anthem

I couldn’t get my memories packed

So, I left them in fright

Where they became wreckage

Besides the broken graves of antecedents

Praying upon their souls

Where everything became a sad story to tell

I was abandoned

with only my heart to hold

Where I cry and call for my mother

That I remember I have seen;

Motionlessly Laying

When I turned my head in a hurry; weeping

It has been ten years now

And I still call for mother and father

A memory of my brother and sister

In the wrong land;

Where they have welcomed our divided love

And our future became an orphanage

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      • Tim Truzy info4u profile image

        Tim Truzy 

        3 days ago from U.S.A.

        Beautiful poetry. The striking aspect of this poem is that it resonates with the inner child of every adult who has seen troubles. That's what makes this work art - it's universally appealing. Respectfully, Tim

      • yasmeen ghazall profile imageAUTHOR

        Yasmeen Ghazal 

        7 days ago from Amman

        Thank you for your supporting comment, Eman!

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        Eman Abdallah Kamel 

        7 days ago from Egypt

        A wonderful poem, Yasmin. No one likes wars. I hope that everyone lives in peace.

      • Lorna Lamon profile image

        Lorna Lamon 

        4 weeks ago

        This is a very touching poem and one which speaks of much loss and suffering. If I could wish for anything it would be for peace on this earth.

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