Under a Flag of 50 Stars

A poem about the qualities that make us American.

By Marlisa B. from Scott County High School in Kentucky

America we are free

We are proud

We are soldiers under a flag of 50 stars 

We breathe in oxygen on the land we 

stand, we fought for and protected 

This is America

We are free 

We are proud

We are soldiers under a flag of 50 stars

We cried blood sweat and tears

We ran past bullets 

That grazed our skin 

We had hope that our country could live again

We are free 

We are proud 

Soldiers under a flag of 50 stars

Take a breath 

Take a seat 

Take a leap

You are not alone, we are 1, 2, and a million

Our hearts beat as one 

We are the land of the free and 

The home of the brave

This is me this is you 

We are free 

We are proud 

We are soldiers under a flag of 50 stars.                                                                                                                                                                                                

Scott County High School

US History

This is a class of mostly 11th grade U.S. History Students from Georgetown, KY.

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