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America in Verse

America in Verse

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

  • Nicki
    Published 3 years ago
    The 1920s

    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,
  • Sarah Hanzman
    Published 3 years ago
    Founded: 1565

    Founded: 1565

    A town with quaint cobblestone streets never meant to bear cars. Founded centuries ago, In an entirely different time.
  • Favour Oyewole
    Published 3 years ago
    Black History

    Black History

    Black History I was beaten I was torn I was raped And a child was born My son would have inherited some of the masa’s properties
  • Nicole Ozment
    Published 3 years ago
    Life, Part Two

    Life, Part Two

    Everything living vibrant with color accented by sunlight. Low mountains blue in the distance stand steady and firm. Silent song
  • Nicole Ozment
    Published 3 years ago
    Life, Part Three

    Life, Part Three

    Red, golden, gray cliffsides Craggy shelters of the rock dwellers carved out by God's hand. Sloping downward smoothing to the flat stretches...
  • Chadlai Shade
    Published 3 years ago
    Invisible Uprising

    Invisible Uprising

    Marching, marching in the streets While blood is running in the sheets Children, adults, neighbors, friends The list goes on and never ends
  • Hannah Petch
    Published 3 years ago
    For the Many Not the Few

    For the Many Not the Few

    They think we’re too young to know any better. They think we’re too young to speak out against them. But we are the youth.
  • ElRey Niffen
    Published 3 years ago
    The Tyranny

    The Tyranny

    The Tyranny on this land today is a repeat of history, yet we are so blind to see. Our economy is in a drought and the poverty is on a rise as we watch our mother flood these lands with her tears.
  • Ti Ana
    Published 3 years ago
    I Hope

    I Hope

    You stand in the center, proud of your ferocious roar of values and oneness that reaches the ears of the world. The wine, the words, the homogeneity.