Poetry

I Would Never Be the Same

Grief and joy arrive, still the sun rises and sets

Catherine Oceano
Poetry Playground
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2 min readApr 13, 2024

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The sun sets over a tranquil bay with boats at anchor and at a dock
Photo credit: Catherine Oceano, author

One December day I got off an airplane and walked onto the tarmac
The air was humid
I was in Africa

That day, that year
changed my life
I would never be the same

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Catherine Oceano
Poetry Playground

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