My Trip of Tears

A refugee boy shares the story of his journey.

My Trip of Tears

We made the hard decision

To leave our country.

And

All our family.

I could not stop crying

On my long trip

From Honduras

For I missed my family.

I mourned for them in my heart.

We walked

More

                        Than

                                    Ten

                                                Days.

*

Then I found a man

He accompanied us.

He brought us to a lady at Chiapas.

She gave us food.

She gave me a bath.

She said she would protect us.

We slept in a bed that night.

Thanks to God we were finally able to sleep.

*

We followed her directions

The next day

We slept in a park.

Without food.

My son said to me,

“I am hungry.”

I had nothing to give him.

No food.

*
God put another man in our path

Who guided us.

And helped us.

Thanks to God.

*

We arrived at a house

to ask for food.

A good couple gave us food.

Already it had been ten days since

We left my house.

Sleeping in the park.

Or in the mountains.

But God never left us.

*

I ask God for

Continued blessings

For

this

refugee.

Mother 8-15-16

My Journey from There to Here

 

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