Not Cities, But Humans Are Home

I was your home.
This human. 
Just like this city. 
You could always 
walk out, walk in,
and it never complained. 
But you planned 
its destruction. 
You wanted to 
walk over its remains
and seek a refuge
in another city's 
heart. 
You didn't want to settle, 
and my homely warmth 
didn't let you leave. 
Your nomad heart
felt suffocated
living inside the 
walls of the same heart.
And you did. 
You walked out. 
Crushing it, with your feet
with all the force. 
Each devastated piece
of me, begged you to stay
but you didn't look back,
not even once. 
But today, 
this city
this whole new rebuilt city
invites you to revisit,
walk through it's
streets, and realise
that some destructions 
lead to amazing restorations,
where some really 
want to settle, 
and the others like you
visit as mere foreigners. 
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This poem won in Instagram Weekly Contest held by @delhipoetryslam on the theme 'Breakup'

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