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Ode To Maize

Rating: 2.7

America, from a grain
of maize you grew
to crown
with spacious lands
the ocean foam.
A grain of maize was your geography.
From the grain
a green lance rose,
was covered with gold,
to grace the heights

of Peru with its yellow tassels.
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Shaun Cronick 02 May 2020

A timeless great poem from the great man indeed.

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Gillian 05 February 2019

I love his poetry and presume it is in translation Is it 'partridge'? Or porridge?

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Brian Jani 27 April 2014

Awesome I like this poem, check mine out 

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Brian is libtard 25 September 2018

no i will not check yours out

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John Tiong Chunghoo 03 July 2006

so imaginative, the corn just wishes to be on your table to listen to your song of corn.

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Martha Prothro 11 March 2006

It would be valuable and proper to give the name of the translator of all poems written in languages other than English, like this one.

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