amanda manzo


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Not Here Nor There

Then where?
My ancestors came hundreds of years ago
To fight for their liberty from Mexico
They became independent then captive again
Some say this land was bought out,
That it still belongs to Mexico
But this is U.S. territory now
I’m not into politics or laws and such
But I do know this much
I was born and raised here
Just like you
So were my parents and grandparents too,
And so where their parents and theirs before
You see not all Hispanics are Wetbacks anymore.
A proud Hispanic woman
That is what I am
Proud to speak a language
That ...

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