“Aftermath”

Worn coat, ragged blanket
Young girl walking away.
Loving arms, soft voices
Urging me to stay.

Home.

(Inspired by Edward Colimore’s article, “Afro-Germans find community“, in The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 5, 2012.)

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