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.
    On Being Brought From Africa To America

    'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,
    Taught my benighted soul to understand
    That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:
    Once I redemption neither sought nor knew. read more »

    Phillis Wheatley
  • 3.

    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
  • 4.
    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
  • 5.
    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
  • 6.
    A Farewell To America To Mrs. S. W.

    ADIEU, New-England's smiling meads,
    Adieu, the flow'ry plain:
    I leave thine op'ning charms, O spring, read more »

    Phillis Wheatley
  • 7.
    America, A Prophecy


    The shadowy Daughter of Urthona stood before red Orc,
    When fourteen suns had faintly journey'd o'er his dark abode:
    His food she brought in iron baskets, his drink in cups of iron: read more »

    William Blake
  • 8.
    America For Me

    'Tis fine to see the Old World and travel up and down
    Among the famous palaces and cities of renown,
    To admire the crumblyh castles and the statues and kings
    But now I think I've had enough of antiquated things. read more »

    Henry Van Dyke
  • 9.
    A Prophecy: To George Keats In America

    'Tis the witching hour of night,
    Orbed is the moon and bright,
    And the stars they glisten, glisten,
    Seeming with bright eyes to listen -- read more »

    John Keats
  • 10.

    I love thine inland seas,
    Thy groves of giant trees,
    Thy rolling plains;
    Thy rivers' mighty sweep, read more »

    Henry Van Dyke
  • 11.
    America, America!

    I am a poet of the Hudson River and the heights above it,
    the lights, the stars, and the bridges
    I am also by self-appointment the laureate of the Atlantic
    -of the peoples' hearts, crossing it read more »

    Delmore Schwartz
  • 12.
    One Song, America, Before I Go

    ONE song, America, before I go,
    I'd sing, o'er all the rest, with trumpet sound,
    For thee--the Future. read more »

    Walt Whitman