Ortsabwesenheit

25/05/2010

Somehow England is not my country today,
Nor that my suitcase, nor these my hands.
A journey has to be made by a person in my name,
My mind is elsewhere as I shut the gate.

n.b Ortsabwesenheit is a German word meaning an absence from a particular place.

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One Response to “Ortsabwesenheit”

  1. Robert Lew said

    This poem really speaks to me. I would re-blog it, but we are not on Tumblr blogs here! lol

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