Fear of Dying

Ya Me Voy

I left my country

fear of dying threatened me.

My daughter saw the blood.

She saw the murderers.

Enough!

They killed my husband.

Now we must go.

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I am responsible for my mother.

My father is dead.

I have nothing for support

in El Salvador.

I want to work.

I want to see my mother.

We have family here

brothers and sisters

aunts and uncles

grandparents too

I only hope to be with them soon.

Mother

Ya! Me voy! [Enough, I go!]

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