Author - grandmaisonl

Lifecycle

I do look quite the gentleman, standing tall before the mirror,with hair combed stiff and shining...

To cross the water’s edge.

To cross the water’s edgeOn the water’s edge this dayA stream now trickles byThis race is now not...

Gibberish

Take off is familiar yet unknown,Knowing what you have left behind,But uncertain of what you are...

her new home

Fifteen years old waiting for a better life Not knowing if it was ever going to happen Dreading the...

The Other Side

I can’t help feeling trapped,My future packed away with all my treasure, destined for another...

In Search of a New Life

“Hayat, come and see for yourself!” 1952, 23 years young, craving a new sun. Adventure bubbling...

I Love My Home

I love my home,The first breath of fresh air as I walk out the door for school, the children...

Gladys Sym Choon

‘White Australia’ they sayThose are the ones who throw the stonesShattering my pride...

Not There

Mother and I were standing at the station,Waiting for father to return from the war.I was as...