America the Beautiful


O beautiful polluted skies
Genetically modified grain
For purple mountains mined for ore
Above the pesticide plains!
America! America!
We dump our waste on thee
And tear down the woods to grow our food
From sea to oil drenched sea!



I wrote this on a whim while putting together a presentation on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (2010) for work.

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