Homesick

A reblog for a friend who desperately wants to come home to South Africa but cannot due to the COVID-19 concerns.
Ssdly it is what it is.
One has to stay “home” and stay safe.

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So as I shut my eyes to sleep, they fill with tears,
for my homeland I weep
For its not just dust or dirt or stone,
it’s the land I belong to; it was my home!

And as long as I breathe upon this plain,
I will always feel this searing pain
Of a life that I had, and cherished and loved,
it was snatched from me this home that I loved

For wherever I lay my head in this world,
and whatever problems to me are hurled
It will never matter as much as home,
because away from my land I feel so alone

Not that I don’t have family or kin,
but it’s the place I miss; I have it within
My soul and being, my presence,
it’s me! and I will want to return for all eternity

And one day I will,
and this I assure, as…

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7 thoughts on “Homesick

  1. Thank you for sharing!!.. Change is the law of life and the home your friend remembers may have changed… they say “home is where the heart is” and no doubt your friends home lives in your friends heart and your friend can visit whenever your friend wants to… 🙂

    “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched– they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller

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  2. That hit hard and you know how how to touch to the core and bring all the facts of reality that we are in,this new normal or whatever it is called is unlike anything before and feels like way more needs to happen before people are used for profit,thank you for your creativity and vision always, respect and peace

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