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Reading the Poem

Read the poem carefully and answer the following questions:

1. How does the poet describe the other poems on the walls of Angel Island? write on line write on line

2. What words does the poet use to describe Angel Island? write on line write on line

3. What does the poet hope/plan to do when he or she is "rid of this prison"? write on line write on line

4. What does the poet want to remember? write on line write on line

5. What does the poet mean when he or she writes: "Needless extravagance usually leads to ruin"? write on line write on line

6. What does the poet advise other people from China coming to the United States to do? write on line write on line


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