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302poetry

Women Immigrant

The focus on immigrant women and women studies in general has not been a huge part of immigrant history. Immigrant women in immigrant studies and women’s studies had not been shown until a change existed in 1970s and the 1980s. The history of the family, working classes, respect for human agencies, as workers and laborRead more Continue reading »

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Hyphen-Nation

‘The Melting Pot’, Home of the Immigrant’, ‘Land of the Free’, there are a number of ways to refer to America and its history as a nation of immigrants. During the 20th century many were trying to redefine themselves as immigrants and look into their own past for a connection to a place they neverRead more Continue reading »

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The Uprooted to Transplanted

Rethinking immigration as a village means seeing the village as the country of origin and those who leave it as starting a new life with difficulties. The peasant class in Europe were the leading emigrants from Europe. Emigrant, not immigrants because to emigrate is to still take with you the traditions and customs of yourRead more Continue reading »

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Military Histories

History writing early on was either military or writing on the monarch to legitimize their reign. The change in which military history is written can be divided into three sections. The first being the old way of writing on military history. These historians only wrote about the battles. They did not focus on the reasonsRead more Continue reading »

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Journal 6: anaphora

I remember back when Grandpa used to take us fishing. He was so full of life. Our trio sitting in the boat. Bass basically jumping in How simple the day had been. If only the three could be together again. Old Reynold is gone. The third is off in college and Ryan is just barely […] Continue reading »

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Journal 6: I Remember

I remember how you used to like jawbreakers. I remember how we used to go to McDonald’s and order fries and sweet tea as an after school snack. I remember your eyes and how they sparkled every time they met mine. I remember the way you smiled, the way you laughed. I remember so clearly […] Continue reading »

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302poetry – Global Posts 2017-03-02 12:31:20

Everything is fucked up as usual. Talk, talk. Dour faces radiate gloom, They can see their reflection in the red solo cup. Wearing loneliness like a bandana, They perfect naked dances under strobe light. Shattered expectations mingle with poor grades, Minds over schooled and under used. A generation of cheap liquor and missed due dates. […] Continue reading »

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Journal 6

Prompt 1: Rhymed Couplets: The diner is where we hang out, hear what the town talks about. Not food your mother could bake; french fries, burgers, and a shake. Poodle skirts are what the girls wear, cans of hairspray in their hair. I crave it as soon as I wake – french fries, burgers, and […] Continue reading »

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Daddy

I want to know why I was never enough for you. Why you were the man who was supposed to show me that I deserved the world, but you showed me that I needed to grovel for love. I need you to realize the damage you caused, to my heart, to my mind. Now when […] Continue reading »

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Joural 6

Rule: Always start with I and end with an e  Oh No   It was a struggle, It was utterly irreversible, I had made a mistake, I had taken the last one, Instead of leaving the Incredibly wonderful mac and cheese In the fridge all alone I ate It. Continue reading »

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