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Best Immigration Poems

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

Premium Member Letting Go
"Letting Go!"

Behind that garden rail
Where worms squirm and roam,
They dig into every bad part of my day
I feel them crawling, making my hide their home

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Categories: depression, emotions, hate, immigration,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Stars and those with Stripes
"America First",
is the worst.
Should not thinking of others,
be your thirst?
Those who are selfish,
end up being cursed!
Soon they'll be last,
instead of first.

Who among you,
prefers guns and...

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Categories: immigration, black african american, class,
Form: Political Verse

Don’t look at me
As though I am an alien or a stranger,
Don’t let the dagger of antipathy
Fly out of your eyes.

I am your neighbor.

Don’t call...

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Categories: cute, immigration, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sun Dance
~Sun Dancing~         

Bright yellow sparks glisten around the landscape
Sheer environment expose  
Warmth slinks down every step...

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Categories: beauty, immigration, magic, metaphor,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fact Or Fool Who be You
Fact Or Fool Who be You

I have seen
fools ranting 
what's up Pink Floyd
No thinkers, no education 
only poets with muse and frustration

The deniers of science

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Categories: freedom, health, hyperbole, immigration,
Form: Free verse

Language Barrier
I couldn’t understand the language she spoke,

at least not all of it,

but the emotion pouring past her lips, 

the tears in her eyes, her clenched...

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Categories: emotions, immigration, inspiration, language,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Go Away

wars drugs poverty
famine fear rape death
and degradation 
that's the impoverished world 
desperate immigrants flee

and yet we won't let them in

go die on the other side...

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Categories: immigration, 12th grade, anger, angst,
Form: Suzette Prime
The Meaning of Bread and Tortillas
"Mi primo" means my cousin in Spanish.
He calls me his "primita"- little cousin.
This is the story of how mi primo
Taught me about the meaning of...

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Categories: cousin, culture, friend, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Forest Child
She has eyes that have seen all the sky
a smile that is both knowing and shy
Her brow is humble and also proud
Expressions as soft as...

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Categories: immigration, absence, change, character, child,
Form: Couplet
Generic Oppression Poem
Oppressed by you, your state, your religion
So you think you good, kind and Superior
But I find you  cruel, arrogant and callous
But that is just...

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Categories: immigration, abuse, anger, angst, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 13 Original States
•	Connecticut
•	New Hampshire
•	New York
•	New Jersey
•	Massachusetts
•	Pennsylvania
•	Delaware
•	Virginia
•	North Carolina
•	South Carolina
•	Georgia
•	Rhode Island
•	Maryland


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Categories: history, immigration,
Form: List

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: immigration, allusion, discrimination, fear, history,
Form: Dramatic Verse
At Home
When I am in your home,
I am back to Laos after a lifetime.
I am in a place beyond words:


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Categories: community, immigration, international, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member REFUGEES

Come by the thousands

Hungry, desperate, each day

Greece's agony mounts!*


Home lost, new home found

Distant shores opening arms

Tears flooding the seas 

© Demetrios Trifiatis

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Categories: humanity, immigration, war,
Form: Haiku
Sleeping beauty
Locked in her tower our heroine sleeps alone
This beautiful flower has been kidnapped from her throne
She stares at the moonlight then drifts off to sleep...

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Categories: fantasy, immigration,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Diamond Of Diversity
Diversity shines its light upon wisdom; it’s a sage sharing both world and eternity’s knowledge.  While cultures are facet of this diamond sage; each...

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Categories: immigration, appreciation, community, education, friendship,
Form: Prose
At the moment
Of my restless teenage run
Your eyes emanated lights of million stars
Many times the size of our Sun.
Frenzy feeling for clinging to you, singularity.

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Categories: immigration, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Absolute Truth, Judgment and Lies
The Damnable Sin of Self-righteousness.
All of our leaders have their different views of human rights.

Our leader has repeatedly resisted calls to assume the moral leadership...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, children, emotions, immigration,
Form: Haibun
Make America White Again
"Make America White Again"
Will never make any sense
Despite the tweets of "GENIUS" Trump
Or Republicans like Pence

Brown-skinned people filled this land
From one end to the other...

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Categories: discrimination, history, humanity, immigration,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Cheese monster
I remember 
dancing for joy 
Sitting on an open shelf 
This beautiful maiden 
Strolls into the shop 
As my eyes whistled 
She picked me up...

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Categories: funny, immigration, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Anglo-Norman arising
  the wealth of norman England is poised to grow
  towns enlarge, markets exchange, a fresh fertilising sprinkled culture
  kingdoms extend with...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, history, identity, immigration,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member England - gleaming in the distance
  across the Doggerland dogged people trudge
  Neanderthals, Heidelbergers...Sapiens, the last ones standing
  hairy mammoths, heavy life bearing down
  the mighty...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: immigration, conflict, destiny, england, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Adrift
This boat is full
a vessel overflowing
     a shoal 
in bitter mist 

Dream boy, dream—

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Categories: courage, immigration,
Form: Free verse
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: history, immigration,
Form: Blank verse
Why Oh Africa
Oh Africa, my Africa
You have the birthmark of civilisation
But shaped like a question mark of nations
Asking us why we flee
When we claim to be free

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Categories: africa, immigration, war,
Form: Ballad