What Happened To Us?

What happened to us?

Give me your tired, your poor
Your huddled masses
Lady Liberty welcomes you
You can escape the classes

Come here, it will be safe
You will be able to flourish
Bring your family with you
So they can be nourished

America was founded
So those could flee
Oppression in their native land
Come to America and be free

Sadly this is not the case anymore
America has its own oppressor
Preposterous that he has been allowed
To become an aggressor

Putting children in cages
What a despicable plan
Crying for their Mama
The work of a bogeyman

How can this happen here
His party is enabling
He speaks only to his base
Dividing and dismantling 

This is so far removed from liberty
What kind of person cannot relate
To the plight of these families
America is no longer great

Christine Bolton

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  3 comments for “What Happened To Us?

  1. Amir
    June 22, 2018 at 12:36 am

    How true! Sadly…

  2. Christine Bolton
    June 22, 2018 at 1:06 am

    Yes incredibly sad.

  3. July 7, 2018 at 10:57 pm

    I hope we can Make America Kind Again.

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