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Thinking Anew
...dreams washing away in the sea of rhetoric So little hope, yet so much changed So much was lost, for so little gain Washington crushing the folks on Main Now is their time for thinking anew Perhaps they may change your point of view......Read More
Categories: washington, abuse, addiction, betrayal, change,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member His Statue Turned Red
... George Washington Carver's statue turned red So embarrassed, Old George wished he were dead A mob stripped him down La......Read More
Categories: washington, america, art, political, satire,
Form: Limerick
The Washington Sunburns
...The Washington Sunburns can't play With COVID-19 in the way But those in the pink May go to the clink If God's little ch......Read More
Categories: washington, discrimination, football, sports,
Form: Limerick
We need to speak for those who have no voice
...dment and religious monuments were being torn down by people, who wanted freedom from religion. Cites such as Everett Washington had to fight to keep our ten commandments. By designating it as an historical landmark. People have the b......Read More
Categories: washington, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Liberty
...es no sense what you do; You cry your tears; such sad views, Of choices that lead straight to who? Not the ones in Washington, They cannot get the job done. All they do is take from some, And in the end help but one; The one they......Read More
Categories: washington, america, blessing, inspiration, truth,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member I Don't Believe in Slavery
...he people took a stand. We're supposed to be the government, instead we're just its slaves If we don't stand up to Washington, we'll take enslavement to our graves We've got to pull together, red and yellow, black and white Rid ourse......Read More
Categories: washington, america, betrayal, conflict, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Washington's Miracle, Part III
...until they were down. Rall knew things were dire, then decided to attempt a break-out to the north of town. Though Washington still held the high ground there, and the patriots had taken the ville, a horrific fire hit the Hessians, ......Read More
Categories: washington, america, conflict, courage, history,
Form: Epic
Washington's Miracle, Part II
...as something command had foreseen, and they brought extra artillery guns, less vulnerable to the moisture’s sheen. Washington hoped they’d make it by midnight, but they weather slowed down the whole affair, it was near three AM when ......Read More
Categories: washington, america, conflict, courage, history,
Form: Epic
Washington's Miracle, Part I
...than five thousand militia with guns. And time was truly on the British side for patriot enlistments soon were up, Washington stood to lose half of his force, if that happened, they were all out of luck. Washington escaped immediat......Read More
Categories: washington, america, conflict, courage, history,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Working Class
...ison walls the halls of high schools still murder the breath of the original cab drivers pocket the secrets of Washington coal miners dig loose the words hiding under Kentucky the graveyard shift will begin when the city......Read More
Categories: washington, allusion, class, culture, freedom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member war elephant
...no policemen-no conservatives- no whites allowed sounds alot like a modern day jim crow crowd- Toppling monuments of Washington, lincoln Jefferson, Columbus and Grant at every opportunity burning the flag. Silencing freedom of speech ......Read More
Categories: washington, america, analogy, anger, anti
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Idaho Why Not
...the Moon Museum. Hold up! I said to my excited husband; where are they? Smack dab in the middle of Montana, Wyoming, Washington and Oregon. The little “gem” state, Idaho. Of course I knew then he had gone mad. During this pandemic I w......Read More
Categories: washington, usa,
Form: Free verse
1st heard on POETRYsoup - Atlantaser City
...a non-white Professor! I had the balls, thank you Jesus. I know the Lincoln will not want to teach you policing. Maybe Washington would, he was a SURVEYOR - he surveyed the Indian lands in the Ohio Valley & coveted them. The British said N......Read More
Categories: washington, america, angst, black african
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Abandonment and Loud Noises
...in the US Army during WW 2 as Base Commander at Fort Benning during the build up to D-Day. He visited his old friend in Washington, the longest-serving Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn. Sam liked to tell G'pa " it's 5 o' Clock somewhere Mar......Read More
Categories: washington, absence,
Form: Prose
I sing of ANDRE KELBRIK of South Africa
...I Now, I know the ups and downs of business, even renting out 3 FLATS I wanted just one, as I was far from family (in Washington, D.C.) - But Andre kept finding these good deals, and sold me three woonstele Even helping kick out in 1999......Read More
Categories: washington, appreciation, betrayal, celebration, character,
Form: Bio

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