Literary Art

Akiva Cohen

A Country of Immigrants

A country of freedom
A country of family
A country of children
A country of hope
A country
Of Immigrants

13 Colonies of foreigners
Fear of the future, but look at the past.
A Constitution signed by refugees,
Wars fought by un-American Americans.

Xenophobia denies our history,
It neglects our past.
Refugees need home, not prison.
Our fears put children in cages.

Our fears tear mothers away from their children.
Immigration is not a foreign issue,

It is our history.
It is,