“Where Did You Come From Little One?”

Where did you come from little one?

Some say Africa

from the frankincense and myrrh of Somalia

from the dust of the Sahara and miraculous Red Sea of the Sudan

from the ancient civilizations and pyramids of Egypt

or from the gold and honey of Ethiopia.

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say Antarctica

from the moss covered rocks and ice caps of Petermann Island

from the great Skua Seabirds and snow petrels of the South Pole

from the glistening glaciers of Vinson Massif

from the furry seals or volcanos of Half Moon Island

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say Asia

from the Samurai and Cherry Blossoms of Japan

from the tasty cuisine and iconic inventions of China

from the beautiful stones or handwoven fabrics of India

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say Australia

from the cooling waters of the lakes of New Zealand

from the tropical rainforests and sandy beaches of Fiji

from the phosphorus isles and familial villages of Kiribati or

from the magnificent waterfalls of Samoa

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say Europe

from the love, romance and monuments of France

from the historical castles of Germany

from the joyous music and grazing lambs of Ireland

from the snowy Alps or fertile green hills of Switzerland

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say North America

from the amazing opportunities and gilded dreams of The United States

from the radiant cultures of Mexico

from the Falls of Niagara or the Maple Trees of Canada

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say South America

from the longest beach and brownest coffee beans of Brazil

from the red wines and the Tango of Buenos Aires

from the ancestral mountains or the Inca ruins of Peru

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say from the stork

Some say from Mamá

Some say from the stars

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say from the Native American lands

Some say from the Congo of Africa

Some say from Nomadic sands

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say from papa’s game

Some say from mama’s Shame

Some say from a miracle

Some say from a prayer

…but I say from God.

Where did you come from little one?

Some say from the dark

Some say from the light

Some say from Daddy’s heart,

but I…I say from God.

Unto where will you return little one?

Some say, “Just go back from whence you came.”

…but I say, “From God I came and unto GOD, I shall return.”

Where did you come from little one?

By: Daphne Knox McClain

Wikipedia Contributors. (n.d.).
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continent#Number

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