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I see your point

Posted to Poetry and Politics




and I hear these noises about the ideal of America, people sing about looking for it, write poems about it (Whitman, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti) I know this may sound silly but...

WHAT? WHERE? WHEN WAS IT EVER, HOW??????!!!

I mean I think about The Red Indians, Vietnam, Race riots, Unashamed Capitalism, Cuban Missile crisis, what I mean is officially and institutionally America is not very great if you know what I mean... now culturally that’s a different story...

I mean in England it is so the opposite, Morrissey from the Smiths appears on stage draped in a Flag and he gets booed off and called racist!