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A Kite

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Below is the poem entitled A Kite which was written by poet Goran Rahim. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A Kite

                                                     I
                                                  Wish
                                               I could fly
                                        Like a kite in the sky.
                                     Because each time I see
                               A kite, it reminds me of freedom.
                         Each time I see a kite, it define a free bird.
                  I wish I could fly like a free bird, I wish I could fly
                      To the skies that heart desires. I wish I could
                         Fly to the town, where my heart belongs
                                I wish I could fly like a kite, to a 
                                   Sky where I could express 
                                       Freedom and Liberty 
                                            I wish I could
                                               Fly a kite
                                                   In a
                                                  clear
                                                   Sky.

          I wrote this piece remembering my childhood life as a refugee.


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  1. Date: 10/26/2012 11:19:00 AM
    This is wonderful the way you made it into the kite shape as well, very creative and with a special message. Which country are you a refugee from?

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    Date: 10/27/2012 4:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Andrea, i was born in kurdistan of Iraq (North Iraq). It was in 1988 when Saddam Hussien"s regime started the Anfal campaign of killing kurds in Iraq. That is when my family had to leave Kurdistan to a saftey. We end up in United Nation's High Commander for Refugee Camps in Pakistan. I was 6 at the time, and when we left the refugee life I was 16, my entire childhood life :(
  1. Date: 10/17/2012 6:59:00 AM
    Nicely done, Goran! "I wish I could/ fly a kite/ in a/ different/ sky"!! Great lines. Ruben.