Poems about Immigration

My fight does not stem from the desire to overpower My fight stems from my roots embedded in the rich earth of my motherland
Power was not what I gained Rather what I used Knowledge was what I used And also gained
I express my identity through poetry. Who I am and who I hope to one day be
Elegant words Magnificent stories Gracing the pages of yellowing paper
Elegant words Magnificent stories Gracing the pages of yellowing paper
Elegant words Magnificent stories Gracing the pages of yellowing paper
I run in the face of disaster After the fire was set    
Wrapped in the blanket azul of her birth, the little girl spells inmigrante beside inmate
Wrapped in the blanket azul of her birth, the little girl spells inmigrante beside inmate
They swiftly move and claw throughThe saucy red meat in the glistening black pot.They numbly tingle from the chiles and jalapeñosEmbedded

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