Independence is our cry, pride is our name. We are all separated by countries and oceans, but our mindset is one and the same.
The concept of change, we fear; the idea of an altered lifestyle haunts us, but the awareness that our home is binding our thoughts remains as our threshold away from the darkness.
You board the plane, begin to set sail, put on your best shoes and run away from the chaos, breaking the chains, stating your name to be free. Your heart is racing as the grasp of new land is just miles within your reach the only words your mind can make up in that moment are “¡Libre soy alfin!”
The moment is just minutes away now, you can almost feel la tierra El momento is almost here and you just want to chant “¡LIBERTAD!” But you can’t. You’re not there yet, only growing more eager. You’re impatient now; what happened to the claridad?
What happened to that clarity in your mind when you were so sure of what you wanted? It has been replaced by the fear of not being enough. It has been replaced by the fear of getting sent back to that confinement you once called home. Now you realize this new life will be tough.
You step foot en la tierra libre, the anxiety gets to your bones. Thoughts race through your mind there’s disbelief that this is your new home.
The sensation of wandering on clouds, sleepwalking your life away is overwhelming; your eyes now resemble that oceanic pathway whilst los abrazos de abuela you are yearning
The concept of change we fear; the idea of an altered lifestyle haunts us, and the awareness that our family is still stitched at the lips has become our allure back into the darkness.
But independence is our cry, pride is our name. Precincts may separate us, yet our mindset remains one and the same: ¡Que viva la libertad!