I need this for a poem assignment! Please help would be greatly appreciated... we are all english-language-learners, regardless of whether it is our first language or not!

  • What I meant was that english is my first language, but it is still a lifelong process of learning! – Sehej Bajwa Oct 2 '18 at 0:47

Apparently both are acceptable. Here is Google Ngram results

As you can see "becoming part of" is much more common in usage.

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