November sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
Fleeing their homeland,
a mother and three children
move from star to star—
four hundred yards from freedom,
barbed fencing crushes their dream.
Tanka and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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