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The America Poem

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Of the people, By the people, For the people
Those are words that we put in our nation's creed
But only right here in America do we feed foreign countries while some starve on our streets

Only right here, at age eighteen, can you qualify to die in a war with bombs & guns
But you can't have your first bottle of rum if until you turn twenty-one…

This is America, Home of the Brave
Home of the wealthy, rich, home of the paid

It's also home of the homeless, the hurt, the deceived
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The America Poem
Monday, August 7, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: america,change,freedom,patriotism,politics,social behaviour,society
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Chinedu Dike 16 August 2017

The essence and intricacies of Democracy are aptly captured in the poem. Beautiful piece of poetry, well articulated and insightfully penned with conviction. Thanks for sharing Branden.

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