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Poem Worth Considering

  • By Mennonite Church of Normal
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  • September 30, 2015

There are undoubtedly many reasons people become refugees. This poem describes the perspective of one Somali woman, and I think deserves to be heard.  Warsan Shire is a Somali poet. –Pastor Tim Schrag From the Kenyan-born Somali poet Warsan Shire: no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbors running faster than you breath bloody in their throats the boy you went to school with who kissed you dizzy behind the old tin factory is holding a gun bigger than […]

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