I particularly like the refrain, ' O, let America be America again'. Bear as they bore. If e'er her cause require!— And take the trout or the yellow bream study greater on this net internet sit. We shall not falter nor fear a defeat. Ring on, ring on sweet Liberty Bell I love thy rocks and rills, Then give to me in my flights to see America means victory: Victory over ignorance. Women! Ring! Great in riches manifold, Right in between the word sucks and the period it's supposed to say dix with a ck not x. By the shadowy springs and the glaring sand. by Amos Russel Wells. Scarred old hills where their fathers fought  Let it be the dream it used to be. Go down in battle shock; More poems? Brought forth the Arts of Greece and Rome; Their glory to decay. Great in trade's benign domain, A List of Famous American Poets includes Poems and Biographical information of the most Famous American Poets. Born of dreams and daring, whose boast it is that ye Those Pilgrims have made them fair Freedom's domain. That all your later children may have peace Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, Free to break the chains that bind Men! Ask the red dust And exult in your glorious Liberty. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. Scarce held by the loosen'd rusty nail; Of thee I sing; When did we long for the sheltered gloom Spending our strength like the younger gods. Undaunted they came, every peril to dare, Its kingdoms grand And laid the swift-winged demon low. I love thy dear banner—I honor thy name; While the sun goes down to the Asian sea and the stars in ether swim, They held—to be free is the birthright of man. Shall bear a stalk of the tasseled corn, My country forever, great land of the free! As I was reading the poem Langston Hughes wrote, Let America be America again, I began to think about slavery and how half of the population of people in America were not free but slaves. That old pillared tower of their fortalice proud, All your wealth for all that need. And the trees were very tall, Not for vengeance wrought, May we be firm to fight. From sea to shining sea! The Press from her fecundous Womb Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. (The Red Men wondering, wary—Omaha, Mandan, Sioux— O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, In forest, brake, or den, Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee, While free from Force the Press remains, To quench the light that round it shone, 'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land, Let America be America again. And ev'ry gain divine. God shed His grace on thee Not starred and spangled courts, Venture your life for the lives of them all. Bright as yon star; Born of the struggles of centuries old,— This Nurse of Arts, and Freedom's Fence, O beautiful for heroes proved Let the rude savage host To Live in the Borderlands by Gloria Anzaldúa. And Learning Largesses bestows, William Blake, “America, A Prophecy” (1793) - Written by the famous English poet 17 years after the American Revolution, this poem has long been an icon in patriotic poetry. 10 most famous American poems including Still I Rise, Hope is the Thing with Feathers, Song of Myself, The Raven and The Road Not Taken. There shone a gem on England's crown, And keeps unlicens'd open House. To die, and leave their children free, No refuge could save the hireling and slave In the night of dread, By the shadowy springs and the glaring sand, The mason singing his, as he makes ready for work, or leaves off work; Marking your chosen ones, young, young land. Girl of but sixteen summers, the homing bird of the quest, Ring on, ring on sweet Liberty Bell God save her heart from coward fear, But ateach Equality America! And the roaring torrents foam and dash; From sea to shining sea. God shed His grace on thee, To claim thee their country, their hope, and their home. Reply, Disclaimer: Ignore this comment if you love poetry but don't like others opinions on it. Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, Maya Angelou is known for her powerful prose and poetry. Reply. Hotter than thirst was desire of you; ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' .. God Bless Us (America America America .. America Politica Historia, In Spontaneity. And active, not passive, Americanism. One is free and happy, while the other is caged. The slippery logs and mossy stone O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. Its shafts are laid on sinking sand, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming, Assailed by falsehood's crafty crew, They are slaves who will not choose Still shall they fail: As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude,— And ring from all the trees Are faded now and swing in the gale, That sees beyond the years Be Freedom's flag unfurl'd Where we live and work and play! the roar of the Oregon and the splendor of the Sea! Poetry, the panacea for worldly tedium, has inspired generations to greatness. Freedom of heart and mind, And you have been the mother of my soul. Men of the older, gentler soil, And for a famous poem about America, there are several good ones to choose from, one of which being Katharine Lee Bates's America the Beautiful. Above the fruited plain! What a different place to-day In little homes built of your wood and stone With silent lips. Her ear alert as the stag's at morn guarding the fawn and doe. America! What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, With dewy mornings and sunset light, Who taught her all— With beam like a battle-vessel's mast Of their vast numbers boast— Freedom for thinkers' adventurous quest, All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge... Getting Paid Easy Online At Home Job and I have received $18K just in my first month payment by working online from home. Once I redemption neither sought nor knew. To wed sweet Matoaka, child of a king. Justice and liberty, law and the right, You were our true-love, young, young land. Great, my country, great in gold, And away I'll flee; for I scorn to see Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, The foes that round it throng? Her hearts of oak! Where Luxury reigns o'er voluptuous plains. Mountainland, fountainland, shoreland and sea, I dart down the steep where the lightnings leap, They build a nation's pillars deep Across the wilderness. The sunless trails of the forest, and the can yon's hush and gloom; Eternity in the face at any moment, and be unafraid! None silence who design no Wrongs; Beams from your forest built my little home, Those who bestowed it thou shalt not forget. Easy online and simple job to do and its earnings are much better than regular office job..i am a full time college student and i work daily 2 to 3 hours a day in my part time. How Freedom's light rose clear and bright. And our graves grow weeds through forgetful Mays. Shall man be free! Let one hymn be lifted, With broken window, with hingeless door, I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam, The mason singing his as he makes ready for work, or leaves off work, The crystal bubbles circle and reel; Her triple suit as sweet Astonished mortals, wondering, gazed, Easy online and simple job to do and its earnings are much better than regular office job..i am a full time college student and i work daily 2 to 3 hours a day in my part time. In the day of battle, period the end. O beautiful for pilgrim feet By the stout-hearted Cabot made good in its day; Thank You! That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too: Came the Pilgrims with Winthrop; and, saint of the West, The first version of “America the Beautiful” was published in a weekly journal, The Congregationalist, on July 4, 1895. Land of the noble free, Preserve the land from evil fates, I stand within her walls with not a shred Written during World War I. by Amos Russel Wells. They are slaves who dare not be Disdain to bow the knee, .........works35 God hold the nation's aim sincere, And float in a flood of liquid light; The boiling waters so dark and deep, (It never was America to me. Serve but ours with heart and hand, But the shield of the great republic, Ward. There's no land like our land Hatred, scoffing, and abuse, Her vigor flows like tides into my blood, For our country extending from sea unto sea; The star of liberty; God mend thine ev'ry flaw, Where groves of the orange scent sea-coast and shoals, Here may the right be done, You cannot reply unless your IQ is in the triple digits. Other lands also heroic and strong And your clean-blowing winds have been my breath. © Poems are the property of their respective owners. While time endures. But watch, from my sentinel-track above, I Too, Sing America (Inspired By Langsto.. Children Should Not Be Mistreated Anywhere. In spite of false lights on the shore, How Freedom's light rose clear and bright Valour then took, with hasty hand, Having ours fresh from the hand of God? Though the land be never so fair and wide, Free from the snares that in opulence hide,— This was before Trumps time, but if he know all about America and the pains and struggles of Black American his slogan would be lets Make America Great. Clanging from its brazen throat, And every gain divine! For the fallen and the weak; Unfortunately I can't say that. America! Ravish his ear. Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of men whom the world will praise. And who has not seen, 'mid the summer's gay crowd, Challenge the tyrant's unmerciful reign, Great Britain disapproves "the stars;" O beautiful for patriot dream Ranked poetry on America, by famous & modern poets. But God has struck its luster down He gave them the spirit his own to defy. How it stands solid proof of the sea chieftains' reign (*< *) - -[We already know that you stupid bixxxtxch.]. Limitless, shimmering lands of the sun, From sea to shining sea! Not me?Surely not me? If you're looking for a poem about America for kids, try Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Paul Revere's Ride. The dreams you gave have been my dearest dreams, Lift high her banner fair and free, Dare to be free for the freedom of all. The way we have loved you, young, young land. Darkly I gaze into the days ahead, Lest to future times the tale I tell, And sovereign Law, that state's collected will, And as he swept the fields of air, No:—men, high-minded men, Written by. Bright, and more bright the meteor blazed, Not cities proud with spires and turrets crowned; But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Over the bloody and desperate main, Only woods and Indian people. For purple mountain majesties O say can you see by the dawn's early light, God shed His grace on thee A long poem written from the point of view of ordinary and oppressed Americans (negroes, Indians) . We to the Nation's publick Mart And not a rent made by the gale! The fields to the snow-drifts that stretch from the sands, America! With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Till ye quenched the flame in a starless night. (America never was America to me.) Thick wall or moated gate; America! In the right with two or three. From Lay-Approach with Zeal defend, The goodly heritage of your sires, Truth's Banner wav'd in open Air; Strong, my country, armed in might, By the veins of gold and silver, and the mountains vast and grim— While the grizzly roamed the savage shore and cougar and wolf prowled near; The rose may bloom for England, To the last demand. Free as the sweeping Chinook we ranged, Loving the things that their fathers wrought, Scarred old hills where their fathers fought. Let it be that great strong land of love. God bless our dear United States, Therefore, my country, take again at need Country of freedom, be free for the earth! The wealthy are deathly afraid of a time when poor, working, & middle class members of all colors & ethnic backgrounds unite to fight their REAL enemy: the wealthy. Music by Samuel A. Ever great in kindly deed, The best poems by Walt Whitman selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand true freedom is to share Still it is fed with our blood and our tears. On a feathery cloud I poise and swing; And closely belted buffalo robe with her baby nestling there— Free from glitter and from gilt, When our land was new can i get some french fries with that? 'Twas a claim for their kindred: an earnest of sway, Loyal service all life through. God bless our dear United States, Country of freedom be free in thy heart! Where the wild winds rock my eaglets to rest, Bold in battle for the right, Devoted to a name, And bask in a blaze from the throne of day. And a firm belief in the might of right. Poems for a Pandemic. Patriotic Poems These poem celebrate America and her heroes. In ashes at his feet. "Give me your tired, your poor, Of empires passed away; Of the older game with its cautious odds? O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? My native country, thee, These are some of the famous and classical poems around. O beautiful for spacious skies, The way we have loved you, young, young land. Are all with thee,—are all with thee! they’ve signed, and freedom’s won!”. Be sure to include the title & author (if known) to [email protected]. Win for thy brothers the lands of their birth, Under the eaves their dwellings lie. That waves so proudly today o'er the living (America never was America to me.) Our fathers' God to Thee, America! Country of freedom, be free for the earth: I haven't read the newspapers for months, everyday somebody goes on trial for murder. With dishonour bought! North, where the hurrying seasons changed Young dreams and all the good I am or have, Ah, that bright crown Free from the shackles of prisoning pride, You were our true-love, young, young land. Who more than self their country loved, People of peoples, from far o'er the ocean Thy liberty in law! Free in word and free in thought, And so where our capes cleave the ice of the poles, Between their loved home and the war's desolation. In each idle, holiday afternoon Singing, with open mouths, their strong melodious songs. Not for pride of conquest, Free of the tongues of the mountains, deep on her heart imprest,— May no proud despot daunt— Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the Heav'n rescued land All are at stake in the resolute fight; Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Unmeet to be his if they braved not his eye, they’ve signed, and freedom’s won!” Bid Time and Nature gently spare God's land thou art surely—His gift to the free; The land of the pilgrims ever free! What Workmen wrought thy ribs of steel, A people great and strong; Now in the power the nations have given, long may it wave Still it is fed with our blood and our tears. Loving the things that their fathers wrought  In spite of rock and tempest’s roar, Those who bestowed it thou shalt not forget. African-Americans have used poetry as a form of expression and social protest since slavery times. Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The gem of light; Her eye as keen as the eagle's when the young lambs feed below; From open shame and hidden sin, What did we care for the fathers' place, The land that is known as the "Land of the Free" — That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion, In every clime where freedom dwells Seeking a home where he himself is free. O'er thrones and globes elate, The wilds they have conquered of mountain and plain, We must serve no other land, But never the fondest will understand There 's something in their attitude America! And her foot as fleet as the antelope's when the hunter rides the lea; To the far ideal plan, A story true, ye kindly tell, Where the troward Atlantic uplifts its last crest, May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train. Deep in the ages thy freedom is rooted. Born of a free, world-wandering race, Loving their land for each ancient trace, Reply. "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" Like red lava through your veins, In broidered tunic and moccasins, with braided raven hair, Protect us by Thy might, Soldiers of Liberty Who proved the guide— And the torrent sweep uncheck'd away. (There's never been equality for me,Nor freedom in this "homeland of the free. read more » Is settling and crumbling by the shore; For your vision clear as sun, To every shore. True evermore; Over great gray plains where the trails lay long, If ye hear, without a blush, Poems of Patriotism. I lift my lamp beside the golden door!". When she reached the top of Pikes Peak, she had this to say. Thanksgiving! For amber waves of grain, Country, my country, give ear to the call, Marking your chosen ones, young, young land. Justice added to kindliness, This was before Trumps time, but if he know all about America and the pains and struggles of Black American his slogan would be lets Make America Great. End discrimination, unemployment, chronic poverty. In the pleasant season of leafy June, America! O, guard ye well the land where I dwell, Praise to God! Great God our King. Free, my country, nobly free, Straight thinking, Sail on, O UNION, strong and great! O'er fair Columbia's beacon-hight, Now in America flowered and fruited. The wood-cutter's song--the ploughboy's, on his way in the morning, or at the noon intermission, or at sundown; Country, our country, be brotherly brave. Land of the pilgrims' pride, God of our liberty, How, westward, they stayed not till, breasting the brine, And, with leathern hearts, forget Now seen an instant, then quickly lost. Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed--Let it be that great strong land of love Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme That any man be crushed by one above. On the grassy plains of Dakota in the land of the Minnetaree; And sinks into my throat her tiger's tooth, Nor for peace and safety Mothers of the brave and free? For them, 'America never was america to me'. What anvils rang, what hammers beat, And crown thy good with brotherhood Thank you, Washington! Are ye not base slaves indeed, Also a novelist, playwright, and columnist, Langston Hughes is most renowned for his poetry and he is regarded as one of the greatest African American poets ever. A great political poem. May no destructive blast He knew there was some other strand, “All the wonder of America seemed displayed there, with the sea-like expanse. Come of fathers brave and free, America For Me 'Tis fine to see the Old World and travel up and down Among the famous palaces and cities of renown, To admire the crumblyh castles and the statues and kings But now I think I've had enough of antiquated things. Poetry is like your mom. Let mortal tongues awake; Restore the American dream for everybody. That star shines brightly to this day, Your prophets saw the visions of my youth, From sea to shining sea! 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