Home is

Home is a house, is a meal, is a stone
is a cat, is a man, is a fossilized bone.
Home is a lamp, or the look in an eye.
Home is hope and the freedom to cry.

Home is a mother, a poet, a friend.
Home is the banks of a river’s bend.
Home is in books that whisper at night,
in poems and stories, in words that take flight.

Brenda Warren 2012

This piece is for a Trifecta challenge. The challenge was to write between 33 – 333 words using the third definition of the word home.
HOME (noun)
1 a : one’s place of residence : domicileb : house
2 a : the social unit formed by a family living together
3 a : a familiar or usual setting : congenial environment; also :the focus of one’s domestic attention b : HABITAT

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