A New Culture/ A Changed Life

I awoke from a dream

About everyone else

And not about me

I saw people struggle and fear

What brings happiness or tears?

 

At first, I was afraid

Afraid to open my mouth

Or of not being strong enough

 

Vi los desafíos de los que cruzan las fronteras para salvar sus familias

 

I labored to learn their language and their culture

Traté de ayudarles tener vidas magníficas

by saving them from their ultimate destructor

 

Because there is a war here

Not of words, ni espadas

But of decisions and destinies

 

Now I'm awake, in another reality

And me di cuenta

We make a family

No importa de donde somos

Sino a donde vamos

 

Ahorita no temo

But the war rages on

 

We must be strong.

This poem is about: 
Me

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