Army Mom’s Safe Haven

Christina: The Flight
Photo: An ethnic Albanian refugee from Selce, Macedonia,
and her child look through the window of a bus as they arrive in Prizren in Kosovo
on March 27, 2003 after fleeing the fighting in Macedonia two days earlier

THE FLIGHT

Come, my child,
Escape with me -
The war has taken
All that we
Have ever known -
Family, friends,
our very home.
Come my child
And in this rain
We will escape
In this sad train
The window runs
With winter rain
and mingles with
my tears of pain.

©Copyright September 2003 by Christina