Writer and poet Tofig Dankalay

Call me human
Tofig Dankalay

I am a refugee.
I am an expat.
I am a migrant.
I am a resident.

I have no ‘birth certificate’.
I am illegal.

I have no home.
I am an alien...

Call me names.

I am never home
I was never home
when it’s always home.

For here, I am from there
and there is everywhere.
For there, it is here.


I am an alien

Call me names.



You called me all names.
Why not human? 
Call me human.


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