September 29, 2009
It’s what people want, but don’t get
It’s where it all takes place
Who’s to show that we got what we bet?

America is a living place
Full of wonderful everglades
But there is darkness
Of equality in our faces

Should we be our African men?
Should we spare our truths to Mexico?
With emigration we have expelled
The financial debt of our founding den

If we have freedom
Then why don’t we show it?
In our faces
And in our places
But we don’t

Evidently, we have hated emigrants
For all these years
And tolerated them, but now;
The time is up forgiveness has arrived
Or yet have we even tasted their beers?

Do some people think of us as racial people?
They do not know the truth of America
We have no freedom
No men, no equality
Yet we still are America

Immigrants make up our country
Yet we do not recognize it?
Do we or do we not have freedom?

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Setsuna said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 1:10 am
NICE! I totally agree that there doesn't always seem to be freedom in America.
Laura said...
Oct. 27, 2009 at 7:32 pm
very deep, leads to self examination of one's own prejudices against people of other nations
Bill S said...
Oct. 19, 2009 at 9:41 am
Very insightfull and honest
gmurray658 said...
Oct. 19, 2009 at 9:35 am
Touches the heart and is very thought provoking!
Ken Miller said...
Oct. 18, 2009 at 3:38 pm
An Excellent article with a deep concern for people who need special attention
Dean Julie said...
Oct. 17, 2009 at 9:51 am
Coburn said...
Oct. 17, 2009 at 9:42 am
Excellent writing; well worth extra credit with your English teacher.
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