America the Flawed

America the Great

At keeping

Gun violence alive

 

America the Great

At avoiding

The hungry and deprived

 

America the Great

At discriminating those

Who seek a better life

 

America the Great

At letting children

Fall victim to a knife

 

America the Great

At holding jobs

From the unemployed

 

America the Great

At creating fear

In communities destroyed

 

America the Great

At showing equality

In a system of elites-only

 

America the Great

At letting men be supreme

And women just a trophy

 

America the Great

At polluting

Our only home

 

America the Great

At convincing everyone that

The president doesn't live on a throne

 

This poem is about: 
My country

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