Mireille Lang: Back

Myreille Matsika-Lang



by Mireille Lang

Back is where I long to go

Back is where my memories take me

But so far back

I am full of doubts


Where is back?

North, South

East, West?

Will I ever find my way?

Back to my future?

About the writer

Myreille Lang was born in Congo -Brazzaville and grew up in France where she graduated university with a degree in translation. She subsequently moved to the United States where she lived for 20 years before to immigrating to Canada in 2013.  She now works at YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region as an Information and Referral specialist for the Newcomer Information Centre. She enjoys literature, international political and social affairs and likes to dabble in poetry.

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