Is my pain so less than yours?
Your sign says opened
Yet you lock the doors
Do you hold my hand at the same time you tie my feet?
Is it now that history is doomed to repeat?
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses,
But for many, our equality passes.
Take away my religion, locked in my skin
How long will we wait for the equality to begin?
Bless America and its abundant land
Praying to Allah/God that they open their eyes and begin to understand
What’s right is right and is felt in the heart
This is what America has been about since its very start.
The passage to equality is narrowed by hate from shore to shore
That is leaving so many struggling in the light of the lamp beside the Golden Door.