I Am

I am an alien, a rapist, a criminal   

My accent and skin color makes this visible

I steal jobs, in no way contribute to society

They say an illegal deserves no equality

A country built on freedom and democracy

To me looks like dishonesty and hypocrisy

It’s a comedy, where’s the morality and modesty?

What’s it say on the Statue of Liberty?

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses

But we’re denied passage and only end up in caskets

They spoke of streets made of gold

But something was left untold

The roads would be built on our shoulders

Till we grew older and older and smoldered

Yet we’re told that we’re unwanted

America wants us aborted and forgotten

I am an undocumented immigrant

Despite what’s said I am intelligent and articulate

Please what I ask of you is to be vigilant and indiscriminate

Understand that every human is their own person

If not our nation and communities will only worsen

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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