Now it remains
Just an image, a reflection
All else gone, and she wonders
Was it all in vain?
Migration isn’t always a good choice after all. In this case, Muna and Raghda areaware of this indirect process of tempting kids to change their identities, and defy it. Raghda even believes she was stupid to make the decision of leaving home. She brings up a tree analogy during a conversation: if a tree is removed from its roots and put in another location, it won’t grow.
The policemen finally gave you back to me. I was worried they were going to keep you as proof that I was no good. It took them a while to find names and numbers to call since I was adopted, but eventually, they got a hold of Sarah’s mobile number. The man on the desk has been on the phone nonstop, but I don’t think anyone has answered him so far.