Saturday, March 16, 2013

I Remember



I remember my last day in Palestine.
I remember the tears in my eyes
I remember the last view of Palestine in my eyes
I remember my 3 days in Jordan that I spend with Mohamed
I remember the fights that I and Mohamed had
I remember my first minute in America
I remember all of my uncials waiting for us at the airport
I remember first time seeing new cousins    
I remember new language, new friends and new cousins.
   
I need a car as fast as a light
I need a car that doesn't waste a lot of gas
I need a cheap car for middle class people
I need a car that has technology
I need a big house for all of my family
I also need a big garage for my car

I want to go to Palestine
I want to see my family and friends
I want to visit all the places that I missed
I want to see my grandpa’s grave
I want to visit my old house that I became Yahya in
I also want to visit my old school and see all of my teachers and friends.

-Yahya-

7 comments:

  1. Yahya - your poem is very moving. I cannot imagine all the emotions you went through when you left Palestine and came to America. I hope you go back to visit in the future!
    Chris (Readsomuch)

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  2. It must have been really hard to leave everything familiar behind and move to a new country. I am glad you had your uncles here already. Thank you for sharing your story with us.

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  3. i like the repetition on the poem

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  4. To move on with your life doesn't mean that you forget the past. Memories are created to keep us connected to that past.I hope you can see Palestine soon .

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  5. Yahya It touched my heart !!
    I can assure you that most hardest thing in the world is to leave everything behind your back and move on !!
    I hope someday you will go back and see your family and friends ..

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  6. yahya that's verey nice to remember these things. you had amazing days. and I hope for you to acieve every thing you want. :):)

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