When I Walk Through That Door I Am An Immigrant Mother s Quest Poet activist Jimmy Baca immerses the reader in an epic narrative poem imagining the experience of motherhood in the context of immigration family separation and ICE raids on the Southern border Ji

  • Title: When I Walk Through That Door, I Am: An Immigrant Mother's Quest
  • Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • ISBN: 0807059358
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poet activist Jimmy Baca immerses the reader in an epic narrative poem, imagining the experience of motherhood in the context of immigration, family separation, and ICE raids on the Southern border.Jimmy Santiago Baca makes the immigration crisis painfully personal in this new interpretation of the Epic Poem While it may feel safest to take a step back when the government Poet activist Jimmy Baca immerses the reader in an epic narrative poem, imagining the experience of motherhood in the context of immigration, family separation, and ICE raids on the Southern border.Jimmy Santiago Baca makes the immigration crisis painfully personal in this new interpretation of the Epic Poem While it may feel safest to take a step back when the government calls to build that wall, Baca steps forward into the lives of those who suffer profoundly at the hands of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE agents In language we can all understand, Baca sends us on a journey with Sophia, an El Salvadorian mother searching for a better life She takes step after painful step up a mountain of obstacles, carrying with her the burden of all that has come before past her husband s murder, through her searing grief, to the wrenching separation from her young son at the border, then rape and abuse at the hands of American officials always onward, exhaustively I keep walking carrying you in my thoughts, she wills her boy, so far away, to know she is coming When I Walk Through That Door, I Am is a call for our attention, for our compassion, for our energy in pursuit of democracy and of justice Jimmy Santiago Baca shines this light on America s downtrodden, and asks us to walk through their pain with them They don t see democracy s body on the barbwire, he writes Through this book we do Get A Copy

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    1. Jimmy Santiago Baca

      Jimmy Santiago Baca of Apache and Chicano descent is an American poet and writer.

    248 thoughts on “When I Walk Through That Door, I Am: An Immigrant Mother's Quest”

    1. This is a narrative poem telling the story of an El Salvadoran woman who is separated from her child after illegally immigrating to the United States It s quite a timely topic, but as a work of literature and a call to arms it could have done much better This poetic novella is gripping to read, but is over the top in spots, and that does it a disservice in two ways First of all, it takes the reader out of the story as they may become lost in the disbelief Secondly, it takes a work that cou This [...]


    2. Very timely, well done A really long author s note, longer than I see in most poetry collections, but it works well I enjoyed the character building and plot commitment in this.Though the I am Che line made me uncomfortable You re a mass murderer Alrighty thenthe other comparisons were better.


    3. As another reviewer noted, there are some over the top moments, but there is also a pure, lyrical core here Read via digital galley provided by the publisher through Edelweiss


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