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Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You Poems

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Whats Great about Britain
Great Britain !

What is actually Great about Britain ?

Is it our overriding sense of Virtue ?

How we feel it is our God given right to criticize ?

Or present our way of life and values to aspire to ?

Who made us...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, betrayal,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Poesy in Service of Strength -- January 20, 1961
Eight inches of snow saw no hat on his head
an act of derring-do, my father said,
   He ascended the steps
   the eyes of the world upon him
   An orator attacking the lectern
  ...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, dream, inspiration, leadership, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Good Knife Me

Ask not what your country can do for you,
don’t question whether your nation will bleed 
red, white and blue true
Tax bleed thru and thru for you
Ask instead what good sacrifice will you offer to do
Will you take a kitchen knife
and...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, humorous, motivation, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Stepping Through Time
A sojourner,  I cross the years to look
   sliding pass the history books
and read while listening.

Stepping through time, moments of tenacity finds
   while I follow the spoken words
and seek the speaker today still heard.

The parade...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, history, memory, time,
Form: Verse
Premium Member John F Kennedy
she was dressed in pink 

   excited people lined  streets 

      red roses she held

         a senseless act took a life  

his demise...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, grief, murder,
Form: Tanka



America 101
America 101
By Curtis Johnson

When I was born in 1949, Harry Truman was the President of The United States.  Of course I do not personally remember him.  Mr. Truman was followed by Mr. Dwight Eisenhower, but I don’t remember...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry
the privellege
The Privilege

I hold this truth to be self-evident
that freedom is not a right
it is a privilege
given to us not only by the courageous people
who sacrifice there own freedom
to battle the forces that would strip us
of what we seemingly take for...Read More
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, political
Form: Prose Poetry