NaPoWriMo #2 – Where Do I Come From?

The following is poem number two for the NaPoWriMo for April 2013.


“Where do you come from?”

That’s the first thing strangers ask me

I am never quite sure exactly what they mean

Are they interested in where I was born?

Do they want to know where my parents were born?

Maybe it’s a question of where I have just been

Or possibly they want to know what I’m thinking

Perhaps I seem a little bit left field for them

A bit too way out for their sensibilities

Why do people always ask me

“Where do you come from?”

Why don’t they ever ask me

“Where are you going to?”

Where do I come from?

I’m a Welsh, German, Cornish, Jew

I don’t have a clue

Do You?


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