Immigrant

by Rania Moallem   Jun 5, 2020


Oceans of barricades
and skies of fences
cannot confine my soul.

Pawns around my beating ribs
can only scratch the skin.

I know. I am miles away
from the sun
but its rays
ceaselessly linger,
they linger deep within.

A land of mine,
a home of yours,
it is there somewhere
over the mystic meadows.

Yet your name
only crosses the borders;
an immigrant in my heart.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    by Star

    I dont know how many time I’ve read this, and it makes me feel empty. Its like I have so much to say yet I cant express it in words.
    I’m so saaaad I didnt get to nominate it :(

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Daniel

    Beautiful, Rania.

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    These lines are so powerful! I cannot properly comment. This feels so soulful <3

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