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Day 194: Where do I belong?

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Where do I belong?
Is it where my ancestors set foot,
or is it where they walked towards?
Their lineage did not stop with one branch,
As there are many that hold new leaves.

I am from there, but I have travelled far
and now I am dazed as I see my past.
I do not know where I belong,
is it that place where I right now stand?

With time, I have added new feathers
that colors the distinct thoughts.
But the memories have faded,
and are a thing of past.
There are a few that keep coming back,
but do they hint at where I belong?

I do not want to forget the path
that I have traveled this far
to reach up north.
But I do not see my roots
and at times I feel like a
lost lovebird.

Where do I belong?
I still wonder,
as I saunter,
the endless path,
in search of my roots.

It takes time to see that
sweet deep truth
that I belong to none
and the roots are never intact.
They are spread as far as my thoughts
and I can set foot wherever I want.

Ah! but it takes time
to really understand.....

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