Walk Against Fear (Poetry)
By Irving Valenzuela
Irving. is an undocumented student from Mississippi. He is currently taking part in a march in Mississippi to highlight and raise awareness on the plight of undocumented people in that state. The march is also meant commemorate the Walk Against Fear, that civil rights leader James Meredith conducted in the 1960s.
This is a walk of no fear,
This is a walk within a tear,
This is a walk so people can hear,
From mile to mile we are getting near,
From smile to smile we are wiping tears,
Justice and freedom for all,
Together we are jumping a wall,
A wall that blocks us with hatred and racism,
“They are no good for us, send them back, freez’em!!”
Freeze us, it doesn’t matter, we are breaking the ICE!!
Together we will rise,
We are in this until our heart dries,
From the hot sun above who watches us rise, from the high skies
No more lies, no more cries!
Will it be
United SEGREGATED America Or USA!
Unites STATES of America,
We are changing that,
We are changing the map,
Together in symphony we clap!
Black, brown, white
Its a fight,
The more colors, the more beautiful the rainbow,
The more together makes the pain away flow,
The more together the more we make justice glow,
lets change the day,
Lets change our way,
Lets change with one single pray,
Pray with a walk that will change today’s and tomorrow’s hate!