A Recited Truth MAG

May 20, 2008
By Mollie Hutchings, Argyle, NY

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.



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BMMSES said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 9:28 am
i like it its funny

PVHS7 SILVER said...
on Feb. 22 2010 at 2:27 pm
PVHS7 SILVER, Spring Mills, Pennsylvania
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nice!! i liked it... or rather reallly really liked it!!!

on Feb. 22 2010 at 1:45 pm
Francheska BRONZE, Holbrook, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
Never take life for granted because you never know when it could be taken away from you

good job i really like it

Hamburglar said...
on Jan. 31 2010 at 5:03 pm
Hamburglar, Sibley, Missouri
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This is probably the best poem I've seen on this site so far. The setup and wording is well done. Keep up the good work. Keep opening eyes and telling truths.

on Jan. 31 2010 at 3:45 pm
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

Ok thanks! :) and I will!

kenna2013 GOLD said...
on Jan. 31 2010 at 12:52 pm
kenna2013 GOLD, Corinth, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"love begins with a smile,grows with a kiss,and ends with a teardrop."

it takes about 10-14 days for mine and maybe you could check mine out

kenna2013 GOLD said...
on Jan. 31 2010 at 12:51 pm
kenna2013 GOLD, Corinth, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"love begins with a smile,grows with a kiss,and ends with a teardrop."

it takes them about 10 days - 2 weeks for mine

on Jan. 31 2010 at 11:47 am
beautifuldownfall, Kkk, Iowa
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haha....this poem is becoming very controversial... :)

on Jan. 31 2010 at 9:02 am
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
22 articles 1 photo 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

This is soo good! I love how you made it funnny but also got your point across! Keep up the good work! Oh, and I have a question for anyone who has been on here very long... HOw long did it take for them to approve your work when you first started?

on Jan. 27 2010 at 7:11 pm
andshesfearless GOLD, West Harrison, New York
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Favorite Quote:
when the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
-jimi hendrix-

HAHAHAH THIS WAS AMAZINNG!

it's so true!

on Jan. 10 2010 at 2:43 pm
SuicidalDreamer.. PLATINUM, Marshall, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Drop The World....." Or "Everything Happens For A Reason....." Or "I am jealous of every woman that has ever hugged him, Cause for that mere second. They held my entire world."

omg i love it it is soooo funny and ironicly true haha keep up the good work :)

on Dec. 20 2009 at 4:08 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Really? Well, then, Power To You!

Snow!!! said...
on Dec. 20 2009 at 12:09 pm
Good to know, but I'm not being sarcastic. I genuinely think that is really cool and interesting

on Dec. 20 2009 at 10:56 am
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Sarcasm is a sin. :D

on Dec. 19 2009 at 3:04 pm
xxMissingyouxx GOLD, Newfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"love is like a butterfly, hold it too close, it'll crush.. hold it too loose, it'll fly away"

i totally agree Jesus what has the world come to?!?! great job keep writin

on Dec. 18 2009 at 8:25 pm
justinie_the_weenie BRONZE, Pittsburg, California
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Favorite Quote:
Explore what has been unexplored, Do what you want to, Let friends and family know how much they mean to you, and forgive those who have hurt you.

I liked this, I agree with you. Keep up the writing (:

Snow!!! said...
on Dec. 18 2009 at 7:27 pm
No offense, but if we cannot be opinionated about our pledge, and by extention, what we believe is right and wrong about our country, then what exactly may we be opinionated about?

P.S. I can definitely see where you're coming from, and how you could come to that conclusion, I just disagree

Snow!!! said...
on Dec. 18 2009 at 7:19 pm
Wow, it's pretty impressive that your whole class (and teacher) are open-minded enough to see past the controversial issue this represents to the intent behind it. I applaud you all!

Snow!!! said...
on Dec. 18 2009 at 7:07 pm
I'm still skeptical as to how our personal beliefs about the good and bad in this country have any bearing on our respect for this country and its soldiers. Last I checked what made our country great was our ability to have those beliefs.

Snow!!! said...
on Dec. 18 2009 at 7:00 pm
I also do not believe that this poem is attacking America... I think it is meant to show that we each have (or at least ought to have) our own view of what this country stands for. I, too have things that make me crazy about what goes on in our country (ex. our legal system and its inefficiency, as stated by this poem); but there are also things I love (ex. our 'controversial culture') I think that these are the things that make our country unique and that this issue has no bearing on our level of respect for the brave men and women who fight for us every day. Way to bring up a controversial issue!


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