Juan Olivarez

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American Dream - Poem by Juan Olivarez

Once he was young, and strong.
Once he would dare anything, do anything.
Climb mountains, swim rivers, mighty rivers,
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Comments about American Dream by Juan Olivarez

  • Valerie Dohren (7/3/2012 1:37:00 PM)

    Great poem - guess the American dream is just as difficult to realize as all other dreams, but we need dreams to keep us alive. Wonderfully descrtive write and very poignant. (Report)Reply

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  • Smoky Hoss (6/19/2012 10:53:00 AM)

    Perhaps those who have the abundance of America, tring to keep others out, should be thrown into, and made to eat the dust of the chapparel. - When will justice prevail? - Awesome poem; powerful words. (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilson (6/19/2012 2:32:00 AM)

    A wonderful write, Oh, how that man lived, he used life to support his family and enjoy, a great poem. (Report)Reply

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