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Best Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You Poems

Below are the all-time best Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ask not what your country can do for you poems written by PoetrySoup members


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...

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Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member John F Kennedy
she was dressed in pink 

   excited people lined  streets 

      red roses she held

  ...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, grief, murder,
Form: Tanka
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...

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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...

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Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, humorous, motivation, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
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...

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Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, political
Form: Prose Poetry



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
...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, history, memory, time,
Form: Verse
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...

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Categories: ask not what your country can do for you, betrayal,
Form: Free verse