home and away (book)

We are all happy,

Everyone was rushing out the door,

Then the war starts,

We  are all desperate,

Mum lost weight,

Grandma is nearly falling over,

Dad brings home a dead possum for us to eat,

Claire gets given a bag of rice,

Dad organises for us to go on a boat tomorrow,

Grandma died on the beach,

We are on the boat,

Dad gets killed with a knife today,

All we have left is hope

And even that is fading, the longer we stay behind these barbed wire fences.

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