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Best Usa Poems

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Premium Member God Bless the Usa
I smoked a pack of Marlboros 
Every day, left butts smoldering
In dirty, smelly ashtrays
The nicotine addiction compelled 
Me to quit… yet, I did not
I smoked...

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Categories: addiction, satire, usa,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

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America the Free  ~             America the Brave ~

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Categories: usa, america, city, death, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Smile At a Muslim
These are just a few words about reality,
as Muslims struggle each day with individuality.

What is a Muslim and from whence does he come?
Like you and...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa, anti bullying, christian, discrimination,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I Love Guns
I love Guns

Guns make us safe
Guns are rights and freedoms
The more guns, the more freedoms we shall bear
Every man woman and child should be armed

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Categories: usa, america, angst, death, eulogy,
Form: Political Verse
Far Away Land
They came from "farawayland"
to arms held open wide
welcomed without question by the "Man"

The starving and the homeless
can't begin to understand this
how could someone even do...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa, america, conflict, life, political,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Veteran's Day Tribute - Hotan
~Veteran's Day Tribute~

It's Veteran's day
Today we honour all the
Living military veterans
For they do
Today remember
Their bravery
And their sacrifice
We're so proud of all
American Veterans from all wars

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Categories: celebration, patriotic, tribute, usa,
Form: Free verse
The Swains

Under cumulus clouds, grew cauliflowers.
He planted them with love because I adorn them when they were harvested to the table of healthy man, my...

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Categories: usa, appreciation, farm, good morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Freedom's Call
Far across the hills and dales,
Ringing o'er the rills and swales:
Ever nearer, ever louder;
Ever dearer, gaining power.
Drawing hearts and minds to one;
Once sounded out, and...

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Categories: usa, america, courage, freedom, soldier,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Gabriela Anderson -Schiess
Gabriela Anderson Scheiss was a long distance runner
Who ran the marathon in the Californian Summer
It was the Los Angeles Olympics in nineteen eighty four
You probably...

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Categories: dedication, race, sports, usa,
Form: Rhyme
50 Fallen Stars
50 Fallen Stars
There's a plague of insanity among us
Is it blind ignorance or just the blatantly ignorant?
A whole new land of despair and those with...

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Categories: usa, allusion, america, anger, art,
Form: Verse

When the night claims you like a wayward leaf of old 
and it takes you to the caves where anything turns gold. 
You don't...

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Categories: usa, image, muse, new year,
Form: Quatrain
An Aurora Alouette - Rain Dogs

the morning dewdrops
the sap on the trees
the wind blowing pleasingly
a stroll I will take
a joyous promenade
with my umbrella and cane.


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Categories: usa, cat, day, dog, rain,
Form: Verse
A Soldiers Thoughts

I cannot sleep tonight
rarely can I sleep in the day
My grip is tight and my eyes alert
so you can have a safe place...

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Categories: usa, appreciation, dedication, evil, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member America
Oh land of the free
And home of the brave, where are you?
Where is the torch that hearkens
The tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to...

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Categories: usa, america, conflict, freedom, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Home From Vietnam
They're getting old now.
They congregate only a few blocks south of where I live.
40 to 50 years ago they were in Vietnam.
Among the homeless they...

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Categories: usa, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
Elections 2016
The elections are rolling around, 
And it's obvious to see,
The more one tares another down,
Lays claim to Victory!

Each is right and only them,
Can save us...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa,
Form: Rhyme
This Fourth of July
This 4th Of July

To my fellow Americans, 
during this 4th of July.
I have a thought.. . Here's why…

When we salute our flag
 ever so grand.

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Categories: usa, america, freedom, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member America: Land of Glory
My burdened country, tis of thee
Still beautiful are its halcyon skies
America! Free of woes we long to be.
God, shed Your grace upon blind eyes.
Unite us...

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Categories: usa,
Form: Rhyme
My Facebook Friends
My Facebook friends,
They are those I describe as universal family.
For, some bring inspiration to what I write
As they motivate what I do daily,
The good ones...

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© Ike Boat  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa, analogy, friend, friendship, hello,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Prayer For September 11th
My god you call us to be faithful
and while we are not always successful, 
me not always with fervor, 
do not turn a deaf ear...

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Categories: usa, america, christian, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
A Conversation To Hear
"Franklin, why do you want such a fat, ugly bird?
Are you getting senile, or just being absurd?"

"Clearly, Mr. Adams, you are not being a friend.

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa, bird, history, humor, pride,
Form: Couplet
Shadows and Silence
Our shadows hold many secrets,
If our walls could talk,
they'd choose silence.
Shades of promises broken
And shades theft and violence.

Heavy hands one day will tend 
To the...

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Categories: usa, emotions, hate, introspection, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Horse For a Kingdom
I rode to power on a Midwest horse, 
Bearing amongst the feathers in my cap this terse brief 
from my broken people:
To lay waste to...

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Categories: horse, usa,
Form: Free verse
Pierce Hotel
Men enjoy the smell of Camel cigarettes at the check-in counter
just like they enjoy the sound of bones tapping on wood 
in the late AM...

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© Jg Finch   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: usa, addiction, angst, deep, lust,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Red the White and the Blue -The Free Flow Style
~The Red The White And The Blue~ 
(Free Flow Style) 

Let's all stand by the red 
The white and the blue, 
There she stands in...

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Categories: beautiful, history, holiday, usa,
Form: Free verse