Thursday, December 13, 2012

Home (?)

What is home?
The place where I grew
Where I knew
I’d always be safe
And sound?

The building
Four walls and roof
Undaunted by wind and rain
An edifice
To hold all my pain?

What is home?
The structure that holds
Every physical memory
And every item
That ever belonged to me?

What is home?
The place where I buried my heart
For safekeeping and protection
Somewhere to return to
When I lose my direction?

Will I ever come back here?
Or must I say goodbye
I wonder what would happen
If I came back again
And called this home once more...

1 comment:

  1. This is SO good. I love it.

    It's so true...and sometimes when we go through internal changes, it's so hard to come home and call that place our home again. But remember...it will always be your home, no matter what happens in your life-it's the place for you to go back to...and there's a certain comfort in that.

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