Marcquiese Burrell

(2/21/1987 / Baltimore, MD)

This Is The World


In america we recognize
the pride within our hearts
For we have been terrorized
the loss of many, provides us grief,
that shall not break our world apart
America, land of the free
We stand and fight for our country
we come together with differences aside
to keep america, the beautiful, alive

America, in it's history, upheld grace
Until darkness settled placing a great burden
the misguided made the decision to embrace
different forms of hate, the progression of it worsened
This is what became the reality
Life filled with sorrow with no hope for tomorrow
Those who've struggled found a road they could follow
it's the same script with a different cast

America, How beautiful, full of diversity
Togetherness, Should be the goal we're after
Not in times of great stress or adversity
Hear the rhythm in your heart, the perfect rapture?
if justice is for all, where is the equality
Don't deny one of their humanity
Sincere ignorance gives strength towards liberty
Eradicate the cause of your hearts poverty

Contrary to belief, america has been deceived
Robbed of it's identity
everything taught to be believed
without an issued apology
A man had put a chain around the ankle of her foot
with the other end fastened around her neck
America struggles but is making progress
to rediscover her origins before being suppressed

Submitted: Sunday, July 07, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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?

Comments about this poem (This Is The World by Marcquiese Burrell )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Who can Love You More than Me?, Md. Ziaul Haque
  2. You have Made Me Yours, Md. Ziaul Haque
  3. हाबाब सना, हाबाब मैना, Ronjoy Brahma
  4. When I will not be Here…, Md. Ziaul Haque
  5. I VISIT MYSELF, ROCHISH MON
  6. Water Can Speak!, Md. Ziaul Haque
  7. The Eye-Catcher, Naveed Khalid
  8. It's Shakespeare [Sheikspeare] not Sexpe.., Md. Ziaul Haque
  9. Magician, Naveed Khalid
  10. snow, gajanan mishra

Poem of the Day

poet Joyce Kilmer

(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)

Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Are you errant strands of Lady Mary's hair?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Stars, Joyce Kilmer
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. Mid-Term Break, Seamus Heaney
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]