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Best Immigrant Poems

Below are the all-time best Immigrant poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of immigrant poems written by PoetrySoup members


Eyes of An Immigrant
The musty, foul smelling
Boat rocks
The room is dim
And silent
Everyone is waiting 
For the shores of Ellis Island
They hope to have a new life
Start over in...

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Categories: immigrant, immigration,



Premium Member IMMIGRANT GIRL
       IMMIGRANT GIRL
Remembering this night of our last touch,
when nothing is between us we should know,
in love with loving...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: immigrant, immigration, love hurts, sorrow,

Underage Immigrant Crisis
Underage Immigrant Crisis  Part 1

We are having a big problem here in Texas, by the border.
It is turning into a dilemma. A lot of...

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Categories: immigrant, immigration,

Immigrant Song
We came to this glacial paradise
Frigid and arid, the weather's nice
Much like our Motherland
And so we made it ours box of sand
As it made us...

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Categories: immigrant, immigration,

Premium Member Fear and Loathing
This town, this Silk Road had no toll to pay
till from the east caravans again fill its
pharaonic marble and glass temples. Monolith

malls rise its clefts;...

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Categories: immigrant, introspection,

UNSELFISH LOVE
I was blessed to know a woman in my life
Who faced hard times, struggle, and strife.
A Chinese immigrant, she came from a poor town
Lost her...

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Categories: immigrant, dedication, family, inspirational, love,

Premium Member Tiptoe
Tiptoe, tiptoe, what they say is not what they say it is . . . 

Cameras rolling, take one, action! 
“How stupid can you be?...

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Categories: immigrant, political, power, presidents day,

Premium Member Winter's End
A robin's song is heard nearby, 
so faint and sweet is the sound.
Showing now it’s winter’s end.
For the baby birds will flap their wings
and cry...

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Categories: immigrant, winter,

11-9-2016
11-9-2016

On Election night, twentysixteen
I saw a strange and surreal scene
I looked cross the great harbor at Lady Liberty that night
And I knew right away, something...

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Categories: immigrant, allusion, discrimination, fear, history,

I Want To Love You
 I want to feel you

like a petal feels the wind

I want to touch you

like dewdrops touch my skin

I want to hold you

like moon shadows...

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Categories: immigrant, bangla, emotions,

Premium Member Soul Cry




“Soul Cry”



Yeezy you da best
Not ice cold soulless 
You gotta big heart
Wanna be next U.S. Pres'
You now swingin' with da rest
with your delusional pal 
That...

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Categories: immigrant, abuse, america, child abuse,

For the Girl with the Brand New Toothbrush
 The Girl with the Brand New Toothbrush

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    For the girl with the brand new toothbrush
  ...

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© Dan Short  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: immigrant, appreciation, rap, sexy, sin,

Premium Member The Pied Piper from New York City - Part Two
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part Two

This is quite despicable and very inappropriate for someone holding the 
“Highest Office in Our Land.”...

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Categories: immigrant, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption,

The Devil & The Kennedys (Part One)
An Irish Catholic immigrant,
a prideful man was he,
his ego out-weighed his bankbook,
and he hated poverty.

He fathered many children,
and most of them were sons,
the eldest son,...

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Categories: immigrant, death, politicalwords,

An Immigrants Position
I came first but you did not write me in history
You made me mute, invisible, estranged
From my own heredity and great memory
With the slivering tongue...

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Categories: immigrant, black-african amerme, me,

Premium Member Distinguishing Right From Wrong, Enablers, and the Enabled
My subject is nothing new.  It's been around since Adam and Eve.  Like the 
snake and the apple.

It's the enabled kid who throws...

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Categories: immigrant, children, growing up, integrity,

Premium Member Two Words
Two Words
 
Dream
Scheme

Beam
Team

Shout
Pout

Duel
Shot

Life
Death

Brain
Drain

Stupid
Cupid

Dumb
Numb

Rum
Thumb

Prosecute
Electrocute

Einstein
Infinity

Immigrant
Us

Atom
Bomb

Strength
Weakness

Love
Hurt 

Fate
Destiny

God
Cosmos

Lucifer
Lost

Passion
Torpid

Feelings
Flatline

Politician
Huckster

Glorious
Despicable

Moon
Mars

Space 
Race

Beguile
Style

Truth
Lie

Cake
Pie

Bicycle
Tricycle

Car
Jar

Balloon
Burst

First
Last

Lust
Like

Fist
Fight

Right
Write

Left
Deft

Genius
Idiot

Manners
Rude

Give
Take

Rate
Deflate 

Washington
Jefferson

Hamilton
Burr

Trump
Nixon

Hitler
Wotan

Karloff
Lugosi

Frankenstein
Dracula

Foot
Fall

Think
Blink

Popcorn
Unicorn

Coffin
Fly

Fish
Fry

Good
Bad

Think
Drink

Smile
Scowl

Teeth
Towel

Grimace
Ace

Lash
Bash

Date
Hate

Hurry
Wait

Freeze
Animate

Brave
Wave

Holocaust
Heydrich

Fool
Drool

Slob
Blob

Dead
Undead

Alive
Thrive

Evolution
Revolution

Vampire
Umpire

Wire
Dire

Flour
Flower

Alien
Robot

Klaatu
Gort

Tower
Power

Rush
Hour

Talk
Walk

Hysterical
Empirical

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved
July 8, 2018 (Short-Form Free Verse)...

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Categories: immigrant, assonance, history, imagery, metaphor,

Illegal Immigrants
This poem was written after I took a tour of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Wyoming, the site of Custer's Last Stand.

It was...

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Categories: immigrant, history, immigration,

AMERICAN SOLDIER RISE
A FOREIGNER ASKED THIS QUESTION OF ME
“WHERE CAN I IN U.S. FIND SOLDIER TO SEE?”
HIS ENGLISH WAS BROKEN, BUT CLEARLY RECEIVED
YET, HOW COULD I BEST...

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Categories: immigrant, thank you, usa, veterans

Premium Member The Melting Pot- a soup pot of giants-w
    


The United States is a vast country of immigrants
Each immigrant adds an ingredient and a flavor
“A melting pot”, visualizing a soup...

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Categories: immigrant, culture,

Do or die migration
           
       do or die migration 
Every one see...

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Categories: immigrant, abuse, africa, community, corruption,

IMMIGRANTS
There has been such a backlash against immigrants
that I decided I would put out a thought.  
Do we remember the immigrants
Who for our country...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: immigrant, appreciation, culture, discrimination, immigration,

dr tweddle and dr friend of alberta hospital edmonton
you may not have been the doctors who did nerve damage to my face
but you had the worst time seeing this my way
god gave me...

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Categories: immigrant, warday, me, people, day,

Sarah Marie Johnson
Sarah Johnson is, and will always be a cold, heartless murderer. She has no empathy for what she did to both of her own parents,...

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Categories: immigrant, anniversary, death, family, parents,

Premium Member Beginning of the Downfall
I was a senior in high school and I still remember
That Friday afternoon in late November
Early dismissal after saying a prayer
Disbelief and sadness filling the...

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Categories: immigrant, history, high school,