America in Verse

America in Verse

One Nation, United by Poetry. Exploring the United States of America through word.

Andy Rosario2 hours ago
President of the Greatest Country
Everything started with fire, Fire directors, fire chiefs, To make room for family and friends To able to reach his endless greed. President of the Greatest country, Justifying, clarifying through twe...
Kaleigh Scanlona month ago
Seven Minutes
I watched your uniform disappear around the corner in the airport. It took us seven minutes to say goodbye. I stood for seven more staring at the wall you vanished behind, and then I walked to my car....
bethany alice2 months ago
On Such a Winter
Tea sips tremble widely to the stomach I taste lemon, I taste scarlet Arizona has a place for us I was told the future is there Inside small windows and a flat roof 500 sq feet of cat hair We will dra...
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Matthew Garcia3 months ago
One in the Same
How many generations back would you have to go, until you see at one time your bloodline was owned? Not many when you think about it, that was only maybe 2 or 3 lifetimes ago. How many generations bac...
James Howell3 months ago
But Nobody Spoke Up
They thought something was wrong, But no nobody spoke up. They saw the red flags, But nobody spoke up. They witnessed his mindset through social media, But nobody spoke up. The teachers e-mailed, But ...
Stephanie Lifton3 months ago
Soldier On
That precious red, white and blue still waves, with the dying breath of the fallen of which their family will forever crave. They signed that 'blank check' sacrificing their lives to keep America fore...
Destiny Revealed 3 months ago
The Awakening
Enlightenment seemed to illuminate her being She gasped at the fact that The world really is as dark as it seems She dashed back to the darkness The truth too frightening But it was too late It could ...
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Nicki 3 months ago
The 1920s
My name is Alice....Alice Powers, There was colorful dresses and streets filled with beautiful flowers, I am a white woman with blond hair, envied by all, Many say I am so beautiful, and that I look l...
Sarah Hanzman3 months ago
Founded: 1565
A town with quaint cobblestone streets never meant to bear cars. Founded centuries ago, In an entirely different time. A time when Shakespeare was still alive. A town so small, that if one isn’t caref...