The Beautiful

This is the truth:

Other countries look at us and don't understand

Why we haven't yet learned to love.

We are not treated equally.

We do not understand our own people.

We are raised to hate,

Even if we don't know.

Even if we don't mean to.

We think that this is normal,

But it is not.

People aren't supposed to hate.

We are supposed to love,

To understand,

To know.

I will stand for The Pledge

When there really is

Liberty and Justice for all.

I will fight for peace

So that those words ring true.

I will make the ignorant

Understand why we must learn

To love.

I will live to see the day

That we do.

This poem is about: 
My country

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