THIRD CULTURE KID on November 2nd, 2017

Just a Nowhere Girl Existing In shadows Not quite believing Just a Nowhere Girl No place to call home Nowhere To belong Just a Nowhere Girl I’ll fade away Like a spirit A ghost Just a Nowhere Girl No place Will remember When I’ve gone.   (I wonder if this poem resonates with other Third […]

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THIRD CULTURE KID on January 18th, 2010

Tweet Here’s one for the kids – nothing to do with being a TCK, but just ‘cos it’s fun and I feel like posting it! Monster-Man Last night, when I went to bed, I really did try to tell my Dad the awful truth – I hoped he wouldn’t cry. ‘Dad,’ I said, ‘A monster […]

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THIRD CULTURE KID on October 15th, 2008

Tweet Last Monday I was special fine hair fair skin I wished they wouldn’t touch, stare my mother made beautiful clothes with patterns from overseas. That wasn’t home. Today I am not special plain hair mottled skin now I wish they’d look in my eyes my mother makes outmoded clothes with patterns ten years old. […]

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THIRD CULTURE KID on September 26th, 2008

Tweet How reliable are memories? Africa empty sky dun earth plain dwellings few chairs broken cars hot sun dusty cities picked pockets Africa timeless space rolling plains shining faces cheerful voices jewel clothes open arms fragrant stew fading memories © 2008 S D Haydon Acknowledgment is made of the assistance received as an Adelaide Centre […]

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