Immigration stories of refugees on the sea

A man emerges from the sea.
A few steps and he is on the land.
Yes, a few steps.
Because this is the true distance.
Another man is coming on the shore.
From the inside.
In an instant they are close.
Sure, instant.
Because this is the time that really matters.
"Who are you?" the latter asks.
"I am a refugee."
"Please to meet you", the other replies.
"Please to meet you? Is this a joke?"
"No, it is not. Why do you ask me that?"
"Because I never thought that..."

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Stories of immigrants, migrants and refugees (stories inspired by true events from Stories and News Network) by Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher, italian author, playwright, storyteller, stage actor and director.

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