Stuck in a dream

sitting inside the train
after finishing work
i watch the people
rush home just like me

like migrating birds
travelling a long distance
i make this daily journey
from one end to another

i make this journey
from one end to another
to keep me distracted
from all things i am missing

a loving family i left behind
my happiness knew no limits
sadness brushed outside with ease
living a life as it should be

eager to climb up the ladder
eager to prove people wrong
i sacrificed happiness
i traded joy for “loneliness”

with my eyes watching the exit
my heart yearns out to
the home i left behind
while looking to rebuild my nest

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note: written for a friend :). some lines might have multiple meanings.

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