Ellie belfiglio

When I hear this sound that awakens me, intimidating its way into my cloistered night, I write…

“IN SEARCH”

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… I left my homeland, faraway-

In search of happiness, a life,

Where no-one knew me, or judged,

According to that which I’d been before.

… I searched and traveled, looked and saw!

Not finding my happiness, or life-

Hidden in a desert canyon, rocky Alp;

Or amongst new summer friends.

… I went home, looked within, and found-

That which I left in my heart, the ache-

Was not one of loss, or emptiness;

But the sprouting seed of new life, of happiness!! …

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Ellie

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Author: elliebelfiglio

I am a professor, a poet, an author, and an immigrant. I am the survival of many political and economical hardship. As a political immigrant, it took me a long time to master the English language and to come to terms that I can never see my family again. "THE PARTING FROM MY FAMILY WAS THE BEGINNING OF A FRIENDSHIP THAN THE END OF OUR FRIDAYS!" My autobiography, "THE RAIN STOPS IN TEXAS" was published in 1997 by Eakin Press. It can be found in Amazon. As Ernest Hemingway says, write about something you know, most of my novels are about cultural difference of the old and new and American style of living compare to my home country. My poetry are in all forms. I write as they come to me. My first draft is always my last draft. "THIS IS MY WORLD, WELCOME!" "THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE!"

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