Learn More

Roxanne Dubarry

Rookie - 62 Points (October 4,1954 / Seattle, Washington)

Christ, 'The Keeper of the Flame.'


O Christ you truly are, 'The Keeper of America's
Flame! ' O Christ please let your flame proudly
Proclaim our great and glorious country to truly be
'the land of the free, and the home of the brave! '
Long may the stars and stripes wave!

O Christ you truly are our nation's Bright and
Shining Beacon of Hope for strangers unable to cope
With inequality and oppression. O Christ you welcome
Them to America with justice and compassion!

O Christ you truly are our nation's most Brillant
Ray of Sunshine! Your merciful love divine keeps
America strong and free! A leader among all the nations
we will always be!

Love in Christ Jesus!
January 05,1988

Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated to Charlie Deo Leo, 'The Keeper of the Flame' for the Statue
of Liberty. I read about Charlie, a writer of poems about the Statue
of Liberty, and decided to dedicate a poem to him.

I was several decades younger than today, and the world has
greatly changed, in many ways not for the better. But I still love
my country, despite its shortcomings, and still honor our flag.

Is America still an open door country? In many ways after September 11,2001, we have changed our positions in favor of The Department
of Homeland Security.

Comments about this poem (Christ, 'The Keeper of the Flame.' by Roxanne Dubarry )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Death, Rainer Maria Rilke
  10. A Poison Tree, William Blake

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Flowers By The Roadside, Maurice Rowlands
  2. You are born to be a poet, ramesh rai
  3. Beautiful flower, gajanan mishra
  4. A Fool, crystal ruth
  5. The Game, douglas scotney
  6. Cover Me With You, George Dee Vuy
  7. Loss In A Mirror, Naveed Akram
  8. Angelwalk 2, Mr. Spock
  9. Nine Views of the Huang Shang, Paul Hartal
  10. Died Eagle, Nassy Fesharaki
[Hata Bildir]