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¶ Broken home

Been a year;
Missing homelands.
The end is near,
Where is my home?
Always in transit;
Lived a third of 21 years
in the airport.
When is my next flight?
The whole of me
builds castles among clouds.
Bits and pieces, I have
built.
Why am I here
and also there?
The skies open
endlessly.
I am just
lost in the unbroken.
My home is everywhere, nowhere.
How do I get there?
No, I’m not mad
I’m just a nomad.
A soul left displaced.
What is this place?
“Welcome to Jakarta,”
said the attendant. “Goodbye!”
I stop running
My castle left unfinished
yet again.
If this is my home,
Who’s coming?
And who’s going to be there?

 

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