Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

About the Author
Elizabeth describes herself as a "wife, mother, author, painter, teacher, and cross-cultural worker for refugees and immigrants in Denmark."

Author's Web Site: www.123hjemmeside.dk/Kunst-liv-tro

Poems
Why Are We in Iraq? (2/24/11)
I have seen them as Iraqi refugees
as they grapple to learn the new language
I have seen their tears as they recall
the stories of their escape and those
loved ones they behind have left