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America in Verse

America in Verse

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

  • Elijah Fisher
    Published 2 years ago
    When Is Juneteenth?

    When Is Juneteenth?

    I have a question: How did they convince my Black friends to celebrate Independence? It don't make sense. Back then, this day, it never meant shit
  • SM Fitzgerald
    Published 2 years ago
    Memorial Way

    Memorial Way

    How many of us sit home alone On a Veteran’s or Memorial Day Contemplating the choices we have made Thinking of someone who is so far away.
  • Andinoh
    Published 3 years ago
    President of the Greatest Country

    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.
  • Kaleigh
    Published 3 years ago
    Seven Minutes

    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. It was raining, and I remembered how you liked to drive in the rain. “It’s like a cigarette. It’s calming,” you’d said. I’d just laughed. Now I understood.
  • bethany alice
    Published 3 years ago
    On Such a Winter

    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
  • Matthew Garcia
    Published 3 years ago
    One in the Same

    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.
  • James Howell
    Published 3 years ago
    But Nobody Spoke Up

    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,
  • Stephanie Lifton
    Published 3 years ago
    Soldier On

    Soldier On

    That precious red, white and blue still waves, with the dying breath of the fallen of which their family will forever crave.
  • Destiny Revealed
    Published 3 years ago
    The Awakening

    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