Poems about Immigration

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
Trudging and dragging In the scorching heat Gravel and dust blows
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
I spoke to a woman about America The greatest country on earth (Or so I'd always been told).

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