Under Nothing.

August 15, 2011
By snailkisses PLATINUM, Malden, Massachusetts
snailkisses PLATINUM, Malden, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"so you're tired of living, and you feel like you might give in? well don't. it's not your time." - a better place a better time // streetlight manifesto


We are one nation.

We are one nation.
I won't say you're wrong there.
But tell me why it has to be
A nation under God?
God is not over me.
So why do I have to be under Him?
I will pledge allegiance
to my country.
But I will not pledge
to a god I don't believe in.
I will stay in my seat.
I will not rise to pledge to Him.
I don't care how many times
They send me home.
I don't care how many times
Those girls
With crosses
Push me against the lockers.
I won't say the pledge.
I will never say the pledge
If it means I pledge to be under Him,
When He is not over me.


The author's comments:
I don't think that patriotism should become religion.

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on Nov. 4 2011 at 3:25 pm
snailkisses PLATINUM, Malden, Massachusetts
31 articles 14 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"so you're tired of living, and you feel like you might give in? well don't. it's not your time." - a better place a better time // streetlight manifesto

thanks! and yeah i'll check out your work :)

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 4 2011 at 6:03 am
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I really like this and I can definitely relate. Recently I decided that I do believe in God, but I don't think it's right to include him in the pledge.... religion shouldn't be in public schools.

Do you think you could check out my stuff sometime?



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