Ushika Kidd

School: Loretto Senior School
 

Reminiscing

 
Memories.
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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