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A question of identity

A question of identity

MARGARET BROWNJOHN

An entry in the Crocodile Prize
Kina Securities Award for Poetry

Where are you from?
…one of the most loaded questions I think people can get this day and age...
Does that mean where I was born?
Where my parents are from?
What language I speak at home or what language I am capable of speaking?
How I carry myself or how I dress?
What food I like to eat?

Or
How authentically I subscribe to my grandparents and ancestors beliefs and practices?
Does my answer change how you should … or would treat me?

I am from Earth

I am a child of the world
and I take the best of the worlds I have been privileged to be a part of...
I love,
 am proud of who I am,
my journey through life and my beginnings.

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Ak Rockefeller

"I am a child of the world / and I take the best of the worlds I have been privileged to be a part of..."

This is a beautiful sentiment.

Bomai D Witne

My daughter returned from school on Friday and told me that her friends asked her, "Where do you come from?" She asked them to rephrased their questions to, "Where do you live?"

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