These are immigrant times
And the lines are long,
The signs for jobs few,
The songs sadder, the air meaner.
Everyone is hungry.
Everyone is willing.
Jobs are not jobs but lives lived
Hard at the work of being human.
These are immigrant times,
And the lines are long again.
the repetition of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words appearing in succession
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit
a recurrence of the same word or phrase two or more times