September 3, 2009
By , Jacksonville, FL
Oh say can you see
By the bay’s ocean side
What so greatly we feared
At the twilight's first gleaming
Whose gale winds and strong waves
Won the perilous fight
From the rooftops we watched
While the drowning ones stopped screaming
All the kids who were scared
And the thousands left for dead
Gave proof through the night
That F.E.M.A. wasn’t there
Oh say does that star spangled
Banner yet wave
Over the Black community
That no one cared to save.

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BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 9, 2010 at 12:20 am
Great perspective.
Jennifer B. said...
Sept. 18, 2009 at 8:43 pm
very good, if this was about a hurricane devastation i totally understand, great job keep expressing yourself!
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