What Is It

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:27 -- Jenta07

So what is it

That you seem to think is so great

aout a flag flapping in the breeze 

over a feild of bodies that shouldn't be dead

slain with hatred 


and broken words from mouths filled with broken teeth

who hit their children

remind ther women that they aren't worth 70% of a man

What is it

about a coutry who uses an outdated system to choose a leader 

who bars people from his land

Build The Wall

Build The Wall

Keep Them Out

Keep Them Out

turns away those in need

Who is he

to build up hate in a country founded on the backs of immigrants and slaves 

who looked for betterment of their station

betterment of their Nation


America may have been Great

When we were able to look past our differences

Unite to fight oppression of a King on a throne hundreds of miles away

Follow a King with A Dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."

Unite under a flag that waved proud in the breeze

our hands to our hearts

"My Country Tis Of Thee

Sweet Land Of Liberty"

For Thee I lament the passing of times gone by

and hope for times when I

a woman

can walk down the street and not be called names

when a muslim man can get on a plane without being scrutinized

when color and gender and sexual orientation 

Are descripters

not definers

of my fellow human beings

I wait for that day

with head held high

and eyes cast up

marching to make a difference 

and I hope you will join me.

This poem is about: 
My country


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