Poems about Immigration
As an immigrant, my voice was stifled. Spanish? Unacceptable English? Complicated
Abroad I battle challenges with hope Despite the nightly toil and days alone, The songs of poetry to soothe my soul
You were a child who didn't belong in one place or the other.
Privilege, fair skin, and Latina pride My privilege is living in America with Latina blood and fair skin
Employ the men who left their homes. Afraid, astray, alone they fight.Return, return, insist the moms. Frontiers assault and chill the
nacido del choque de culturas: born of the clash of cultures, Yo soy Ivan I am Ivan created by the mix of distinct ideals. raised into a
Is it worth the stress, danger, and one's own life to come to the land of the free?
They walk and talk like they really know mebut I'm not just some random body
I know how my coworkers see me, Another wetback they shouldn't take seriously, And they don't. But you do.
I close my eyes and think about all of the things that have happened,