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There & Here

Over there, I was uncomfortable.

Now, I am here.

Nothing big, really.

I just saw a strange feeling

trying to envelope me.


I watched it.

I made guesses at where it was coming from.

I asked it

Why are you here?


Not angrily.

I was genuinely curious.


Slowly, I left that place.

I walked away from it.

It was a long walk,

but I think that was better

than taking the bus or a taxi.


Those would have been too quick.

I would be unsure

of how I got to where I am now,


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