Demetrius JonesDixon


The Noble Experiment


Known as Strong Water
Unrivaled by any other

The Dries love it
The Wets loathe it

The 18th Amendment made rummy insuperable to get.
Bootleggers trafficked brandy for profit.

The KKK strongly supported Prohibition and its strict enforcement.
People say it's fine and use the Bible as an endorsement.

This audacious experiment lasted from 1919 to 1933.
Relying on the National Government to stop this business isn't a guarantee.

Notorious bootlegger Al Capone made sixty million dollars.
Average industrial workers made less than one thousand dollars.

On December 5,1993 the 21st Amendment was ratified.
People across America rejoiced happily to finally be gratified.

Submitted: Thursday, March 07, 2013
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Poem I did for my 11th grade English class.

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