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America

Rating: 2.7
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!
Her vigor flows like tides into my blood,
Giving me strength erect against her hate.
Her bigness sweeps my being like a flood.
Yet as a rebel fronts a king in state,
I stand within her walls with not a shred
Of terror, malice, not a word of jeer.
Darkly I gaze into the days ahead,
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COMMENTS
William Honeycutt 15 March 2020
I absolutely hate writing, but I really love this poem
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stu8777 27 March 2018
it has a rich taste of of America if that makes any sense
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Bob gram 05 March 2018
I think this poem really has a very good nhow of America
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wowwowowo 02 February 2018
garbage i hate this its boring as hell
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Eleonora Bonaldi 23 January 2018
I love this poem. As Italian with a denied visa and a consequently denied dream, I feel this poem a lot. Thanks for sharing such an amazing set of emotions.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 24 November 2017
Such an interesting poem presented nicely. Thanks for sharing and congratulations for the poem of the day.
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 24 November 2017
Stupendous write. A beautiful poem that can withstand the tests of time.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 24 November 2017
Such a sincere poem by Claude MacKay....
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Abhimanyu Kumar.s 24 November 2017
Bold, very bold expression.
5 1 Reply
Jeanette Telusma 24 November 2017
A poem of truth about America..... however, the first word in the poem reads, Although. I loved the balance of this great piece overall. Congratulations! ! !
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