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Immigration Poems | Examples of Immigration Poetry

Immigration Poems - Examples of all types of immigration poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for immigration.

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In A Golden Eye
Do you have to become what you observe to really understand To claim a new identity, your psyche contraband Must you pass straight through the mirror, reflections left behind To truly know what lies beyond —whose essence you must find (Bryn Mawr College:...Read More
Categories: immigration,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Every Four Years or So
My wife is unhappy What did I do Nothing, my darling It's not about you But dear, you're so sad It eats away at me I like seeing you glad It's how you should...Read More
Categories: america, freedom, immigration, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
A Dream
9 to 5 at a dead-end job, staying on someone else’s couch. Paycheck to paycheck, house to house. This is how I survive, this is how I live my life. My life has always been a cycle...Read More
Categories: immigration, anger, angst, discrimination, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's The Solution
Some Americans Don't want retaliation Call them Peace-sayers... Others want blood now Bomb them back to the stone age Call them War-mongers... And some are just scared They want to be safe from harm Call them what you will... All our reactions Are endless and...Read More
Categories: immigration, allusion, america, anti bullying,
Form: Haiku
Kashmir to Dalarna
The seasons all same from Kashmir to Dalarna The dreams all same from Kashmir to Dalarna The beings all same from Kashmir to Dalarna The systems all lame from Kashmir to Dalarna The love...Read More
Categories: family, for her, immigration,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Caravan
Caravan You don’t pick radishes. You pull radishes, bent over Workin’ backwards, ten hours. Rubber band ‘em by the dozen Bushel full, boss pays eight bits. Twenty bushel good day. Band 99 cents at the Kroger. Make it to...Read More
Categories: children, immigration,
Form: Political Verse
He Came To Them In Sheep's Clothing
One day an evil man came to them in sheep’s clothing, To lead them into his evil ways he was hoping. So treacherous and evil was this ravenous wolf, Feeding off of their ignorance while he played golf. So...Read More
Categories: black african american, immigration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Will Life Be Better
How will the future mold society? Will life be better or get even worse? Global warming means climate change melting glaciers and rising seas. Confronting refugees at borders will love veto hate? (Diminished Hexaverse) 01/05/2021 A Diminished Hexaverse Contest Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Caren Krutsinger...Read More
Categories: immigration, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member THIS ROMEO ROOFER IS GROUNDED
His girlfriend he wanted to see To travel he came by Jet Ski The moron, the fool Broke our Covid rule Our Deemster was far from happy! His Christmas will be spent in jail Found guilty, he’s no chance of bail This...Read More
Categories: immigration, sea,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Mountain Melody
Day-184 “A Mountain Melody” Your majesty In snow white crown High above the plains you rise I knelt and prayed that someday I would own you for my own America! America! Shed...Read More
Categories: america, immigration, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode for Lonely Immigrants
There is glorious hope of a future For those who come to our shore To partake of the broad expanse Of promise we call "land that I love" - America! With open arms we welcome you To our small towns and...Read More
Categories: america, history, immigration,
Form: Ode
The Vicar and the Alien
I'm sure the creature fell from outer space; I found a crater with its capsule in - it crawled towards me then, devoid of kin, with tentacles and multi-coloured face. I shouted, 'Welcome to the human race' and thought the...Read More
Categories: immigration,
Form: Rhyme
Define me
Define Me! Moth I be the man you ought, or am I becoming him you thought I should belongs? Perhaps who throngs. The course doesn't visibly tell. For it has cost to the last drop of well! Knowledge I know not...Read More
Categories: discrimination, humanity, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Lockdown Separation
Days have flown, Months are gone.. Theres never been a day which was lacking your thought; I even see your smile dropping down to a frown.. I have your clone, in front of me, Little Ana, wanna make me believe...Read More
Categories: immigration, father daughter, i miss
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart David J Walker Betcha didn’t know A previously undiscovered crater on the moon Was named for Amelia Earhart. And if I go real soon I’ll take part In the tourist excursion And swoon at the Armstrong flag and Ace...Read More
Categories: allusion, immigration, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Immigration Poems

Definition | What is Immigration in Poetry?