Top 100 Poems About: AMERICA

In this page, poems on / about “america” are listed.
  • 1.
    Let America Be America Again

    Let America be America again.
    Let it be the dream it used to be.
    Let it be the pioneer on the plain
    Seeking a home where he himself is free. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 2.
    I, Too

    I, too, sing America.

    I am the darker brother.
    They send me to eat in the kitchen read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 3.
    Good Night

    Many ways to say good night.

    Fireworks at a pier on the Fourth of July
    spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 4.

    Although she feeds me bread of bitterness,
    And sinks into my throat her tiger's tooth,
    Stealing my breath of life, I will confess
    I love this cultured hell that tests my youth! read more »

    Claude McKay
  • 5.


    Where the wings of a sunny Dome expand
    I saw a Banner in gladsome air- read more »

    Herman Melville
  • 6.
    American Names

    I have fallen in love with American names,
    The sharp names that never get fat,
    The snakeskin-titles of mining-claims, read more »

    Stephen Vincent Benet
  • 7.
    I Hear America Singing

    I Hear America singing, the varied carols I hear;
    Those of mechanics--each one singing his, as it should be, blithe and strong; read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 8.
    Shine, Perishing Republic

    While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening
    to empire
    And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out, and the
    mass hardens, read more »

    Robinson Jeffers
  • 9.
    Long, Too Long America

    Long, too long America,
    Traveling roads all even and peaceful you learn'd from joys and prosperity only,
    But now, ah now, to learn from crises of anguish, advancing, grappling with direst fate and recoiling not,
    And now to conceive and show to the world what your children en-masse really are, read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 10.
    The New Colossus

    Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
    With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
    Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
    A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame read more »

    Emma Lazarus
  • 11.
    America The Beautiful

    O beautiful for spacious skies,
    For amber waves of grain,
    For purple mountain majesties
    Above the fruited plain! read more »

    Katharine Lee Bates
  • 12.
    A Nation's Strength

    What makes a nation's pillars high
    And its foundations strong?
    What makes it mighty to defy read more »

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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