"I've Heard America"


I’ve heard America’s laughter and see smiles on their face I’ve heard America’s words to others, a disgrace I’ve felt Americas sorrow and anger from their mothers I’ve seen America’s racism and how one can act toward others I’ve witnessed America’s shooting and the lack of care for the victim I’ve watched trials on air and heard the judge’s final dictum I’ve seen America’s loyal soldiers fighting each day I’ve witnessed America’s gratefulness for their lives in every way I’ve seen America crying and the grief for a lost loved one But I see a final change, America’s futures just begun I’ve listened to America’s leaders and I believe in them I’ve understood America’s motto “Carpe Diem”


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