your future fate

america the great,

oh powerful is thee

you strip the land of Habitats,

and chop down all the Trees

 

your pride is evident

everyone can see

you put your nation’s treasured Bird

at risk of all dying

 

you wave our country’s flag

the 50 stars in sight

then ignore the fact that our Sky

Is bleached with man-made light

 

america the free

you say that all the time

you stuff our Wildlife in cages

and say it’s not a crime

 

america the just

take off your righteous cloak

for is it really fair to feed

the Air with smog and smoke?

 

you sing of brotherhood

“from Sea to shining Sea”

but the Ocean isn’t shining

with pollution and debris

 

keep on building landfills

so we can throw away,

america the beautiful,

our waste to all decay

 

america the free

america the great

I hope you will be ready to

accept your future fate

 

 

This poem is about: 
My country
Our world

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