Friday, 25 October 2019

We Are All Refugees

by Nancy Gerber

We are all refugees.
For who are we
if not seekers
of asylum
from the ghosts
of the past?
We all need
shelter, a place
to call home
as we cast our lines
the distant horizon.

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This poem is excerpted with permission from the author’s poetry chapbook, We Are All Refugees (New Feral Press, 2017). For more information or to order copies please contact Nancy Gerber at The author wishes to thank Beate Sigriddaughter for her support.

Nancy Gerber writes fiction, poetry, and essays. Her most recent book, A Way Out of Nowhere (Big Table Publishing), is a collection of short stories featuring female protagonists negotiating the complexities of relationships; it is available on Amazon.

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