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I pledge allegiance
To the flag
Of the United States of America
And to the controversial culture for which it stands
One nation, under whatever deity you choose,
Indivisible since 1965,
With liberty and justice for all who can afford a decent lawyer.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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Shelly-T said...
Aug. 14, 2010 at 8:32 am:
This is nice, it shows the other side of America, without being disrespectful or anything.  It's great! 
 
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book-keeper26 said...
Jul. 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm:
if you were mocking the downward spiral into which our once great nation is falling... i loved it! but if you were serious... i think i want to go pray to God on your behalf... and cry.
 
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Shadow913 said...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 4:01 pm:
Haha, this is great. It perfectly portrays the negative side of America that most people seem to overlook. It was very funny, too, even if that wasn't your original intention. Good work(:
 
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RonCame1993 said...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 3:40 pm:
Wow, this is good. It really captured what happens in America. Maybe you weren't trying to make it funny, but I thought it was.
 
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Sania said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 4:53 pm:
and the life of every american was told XD
 
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alicial said...
Jul. 6, 2010 at 3:26 pm:
awesome =D
 
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Jellybean9898 said...
Jul. 5, 2010 at 7:47 pm:
haha so true!  loved it :)
 
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natasha914 said...
May 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm:
I agree! I'm going to also!
 
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Dreamer_of_Dreams said...
May 21, 2010 at 12:48 pm:
We should be friends.  Call me Phillip.
 
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FloaturBoat said...
May 14, 2010 at 4:49 pm:
Ahaha. Starting Monday, I'm going to start saying this XD
 
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princessness_16 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 7:30 am:
amazing, i love it. :) so, so true.
 
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krazeecasey13 said...
Apr. 25, 2010 at 6:53 pm:
hahaha i love this but its so true like i dont recite the pledge at school because i dont believe that we have liberty and justice for all and like seriously if they yell at me for it i have such good arguments that they gave up
 
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Regisky10 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 13, 2010 at 3:56 pm:
A lot of poems here are repetitive, but yours is fresh and witty so I just had to comment. Nice job!
 
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Metree This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 7, 2010 at 11:40 am:
I really like this one! lighthearted and witty yet slightly bitter
 
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tmp3 said...
Mar. 25, 2010 at 11:52 am:
I really enjoyed this poem. It seems like this is what our country has come to today unfortunately.
 
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SolvoAnimus said...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 3:25 am:
Naa..don't say that..
This nation has helped many peoples...
Although there are some really Fudged up people in power....the Good citizens are what keeps this country together and sane.
Its the citizens who abide by what this country was founded on...the Declaration of Independence.. human rights...
its inspired the world...
And up until the last few decades...it was continuing to do so..
 
Anonymous replied...
Nov. 13, 2010 at 4:42 pm :
I do agree with SolvoAnimus on this. The poem is very clever, though.
 
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Tha Hamburglar said...
Mar. 11, 2010 at 10:06 am:
I really enjoyed this poem. It's the sad truth.
 
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BMMSES said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 9:28 am:
i like it its funny
 
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mushroomhugger101 said...
Feb. 22, 2010 at 2:27 pm:
nice!! i liked it... or rather reallly really liked it!!!
 
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