Ushika Kidd

School: Loretto Senior School


Stirred from
unregistered slumber.

Yearning or contentment?

Sadness of leaving the
long-since past,

happiness of
remembering it.

I return to the land of music
that sings its peace into my bones.

Gentle steps
beside the water’s edge.

Fish dart away
sensing my presence as danger.

They can’t comprehend –
I bring my own remembered peace.
But here...

Only safety.

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