immigration

Ode to the Nameless Immigrant

Ode to you:
He, who seeks a better tomorrow
He, who is willing to leave in the past
All that he ever knew to be true,
All of the things, the faith, the hope and the dreams
That fit tightly in a backpack
As a souvenir
Of a life that just wasn’t meant to be lived

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I See You

By BH Looking through caged windows So many faces, so much pain Immigrants being treated less than animals Hunted down and casted away Homeless, displaced with nowhere to escape God’s children Traveling from place to place It’s hard to call myself an American As this can’t be the American way What happened to the land…

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A Call to Action

By BH DREAMERS Running from terror Chasing freedom Only to find themselves stuck in cages Searching for love But Met with hatred Surrounded by foreign faces Willing to work to pave the way But Those in power won’t open the gates Families divided across the states Hoping and praying for better days Will us American people come to…

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The Untold Story of Me

By AC Inspired by the book Voces Sin Fronteras (Shout Mouse Press)   1985 I was born in El Salvador, right in the middle of a civil war. There was a lot of crime and poverty, because there were more pressing things for the government to worry about. 1991 A few months after my father…

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How to Make America Great Again in 10 Steps

By AC After “How to Make a Cardboard Box Disappear in 10 Steps” by Clint Smith Build walls to emphasize borders. Send out hateful messages and sign harmful executive orders. Create division and racial tension within a nation. Split up families and kick out Dreamers with no valid justification. Treat women like objects or second…

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