Entries tagged with “Immigration”
"I leave behind dignity / so the angel inside me / stays behind me too"
"In an Oklahoma church, a woman condescendingly told her, 'You came for a better life.' Nayeri writes, 'I thought I’d pass out—a better life? In Isfahan, we had yellow spray roses, a pool. A glass enclosure shot up through our living room, and inside that was a tree … life in Iran was a fairytale.'”