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Best America Poems

Below are the all-time best America poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of america poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member God Bless America
In the courts of sport and entertainment
They have forgotten the scales of justice
Lacking honor for those who gave life and limb
Sacrificing blood, and buried with...

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Categories: america, basketball, death, dedication,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member America The Broken
“O beautiful for spacious skies”
yet marred by all it’s leaders lies.
See it’s “amber waves of grain”
beneath them hidden is a stain

I pause  “For purple...

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Categories: abuse, america, angst, beautiful,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The United States of America
Our justice system is far from perfect, but it is what we’ve got
Just because you break the law, doesn’t mean you deserve to die or...

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Categories: america, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 
                ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: america, childhood, places,
Form: Rhyme



One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: america, for her, for
Form: Rhyme
FREEDOM'S CALL
Forever will I long for you 
Remembering your love each day
Enabled me to make it through  
Each time I shipped away 
Do not be...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Loss Of The Andrea Gail
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters:

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in...

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Categories: america, aubade, death, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Overheard on Mt Rushmore
Picture this: Mt. Rushmore
With its most imposing heads
Discussing certain rumors
Which the White House likely spreads.

“He can’t be really serious!”
Groused Teddy, steaming mad.
“I think he is,”...

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Categories: america,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chocolate Fountain
Chocolate Fountain Abuse- for the lover 

How easily I forget I'm allergic to chocolate
I want to dip the exquisite kosher in a Spanish brandy
Sweet, sweet,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, addiction, america, betrayal,
Form: Villanelle
Be Free, My Brothers
Penned like cattle, as if chattel,
     cages rattle, sounds of brattle,
          no...

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Categories: africa, america, black african
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member - A President Is Not God -



           Undone for all to see ... human fellowship, peace created

    ...

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Categories: america, political, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Country 'Tis of Thee

You, my homeland
Are of a beauty unrivaled
From one coast to the other
Your plains and rolling hills and pointy peaks
Cry to the heavens of freedom
Your jagged...

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Categories: america, appreciation, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charlottesville


I saw Nazis march yesterday
upon the streets of Charlottesville.
And with swastikas on display
crazed clansmen chanted blood will spill.

I saw Satan grinning with pride
at racial slurs...

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Categories: america, angst, anxiety, bullying,
Form: Quatrain
Of Perfect Beauty

And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art
situate at the entry of the sea, which
art a merchant of the people for many
isles, Thus saith the...

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Categories: allusion, america, religious, truth,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, 12th grade, abortion, abuse,
Form: Free verse
What If
What If

  You live in a Matrix that you don't know, what is really happening around you.
That there are people that wish to control...

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Categories: allusion, america, anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Priceless Information
My friends I will be taking some time off from the Soup.
I have many projects to do on my home for I am preparing to...

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Categories: america, evil,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member GIVE ME LIBERTY or death

pink and sparkles spout
above liberty statue
cloud tauts happiness
fireworks all around applaud
hands clap on soil and sea

the swirl of nations,
a landing party of dreams...
but some from...

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Categories: america, freedom, independence day,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Limerick On Poets
A LIMERICK ON NOTED SOUP POETS

Bob Hinshaw, Tom Cunningham, James Edward Lee, Sr., Russell Sivey, Gordon McConnell,  Greg Barden, Emile Pinet, Silent One, WingedWarrior,...

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Categories: america, celebrity, dedication, encouraging,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Bald Eagle
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*Bald*
*eagle *
*bird of prey,*
*lives in the wild*
*of remote country,*
*they have powerful wings,*
*razor sharp beak and talons,*
*can soar up to ten thousand feet,*
*adopted by ...

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Categories: america, bird, nature,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Few Believe
The numbers spike ever higher
  Tiny sparks now raging fires
The unseen killer makes his rounds
  Headaches throb, chests pound

Streets deserted, sidewalks too
 ...

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Categories: america, future,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Land of Opportunity
I take my hat off for the flag
  I stand up straight; let others sag
I get all weepy for Old Glory
  thinking of...

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Categories: america, cry, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mullah Trump
Fanatics in Talibama
stadiums of bigoted extravaganza
hopefully supporters one day held to account
for abusing children in the name
of evangelical doctrine

He assassinates foreign officials
as terrorists like to...

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Categories: allah, america, betrayal, children,
Form: Quatrain
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Categories: america, city, death, discrimination,
Form: Free verse