Decision of my life, Ummey Khan

Poem by Ummey Khan, Year 8

I feel like a butterfly who can't fly away
Whose wings are slowly fading

I need to be free
As I gaze into the depths of the ocean
I think more and more
I want to join my friends and family
The cave I was trapped in is breaking
I am going far away to start a new life
I go deeper and deeper into the cold water
Until gone
I am an African woman and this is my story

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