One Lucky Immigrant

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One Lucky Immigrant

Get a mortgage

Pay all my taxes

Take no benefits

Get all the blames

I am one lucky immigrant

 

Work my socks off not for a grant

Hold my job but people grunt

See nothing to what I have done

I am one lucky immigrant

 

Have a family that means grand

Came broke and come to the top

Make the country home

Take the oath

I am one lucky immigrant

 

Don’t do drugs, say no to gangs

Got kicks on my head

Being stopped for my skin

Still I am one lucky immigrant

 

They want us out

These said, those say

Damn easy jump on the bandwagon

Whatever it is doesn’t matter

Immigrants and all that matter

 

I’m not any bankers

But I could get in danger
Some want to show us some manner

Though we suppose to teach them the manner

Still, I feel like one lucky immigrant

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wheelsal commented on One Lucky Immigrant

06-12-2009

Another good read. We are all immigrants in this life. Luck is the luck of the draw. Glad to read your work.

M4n1s

06/15/2009

And I'm pleased to learn to be a minority in a foreign country.There are lots who have genuine interest to live peacefully and want to be felt accepted.

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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