Poems about Immigration
To my ancestors, I wished you would have never come To this dreamland, imagineland, make it what you want land.
Once upon a time people lived in peace And everybody's sadness came to cease
They put us in oppression. They drown us in depression. It's nothing but discrimination.
Gracias Mama For my Nicaraguan roots For leaving tu lindo Managua Gracias for giving up your dream and passion as an international dancer
Ringing bells, tied to the wings of a knight’s nightingale, Is it the melody of the bells or fraught cry of that gale?
This nation is closing in The borders are suffocating The immigrants have to leave But, why?
Algo está pasando Que hemos visto antes. La gente está temblando Tienes que poner tus guantes
Every single day without fail a voice would blare out the words to an anthem that we loyally repeated,
1992marks the yearmy grandmotherfinallymade it to the United States. 2017marks the year she becamea citizen. somewhere in betweenthose ye
Trudging and dragging In the scorching heat Gravel and dust blows