Tattered Flag – Author Demitri Tyler

18 Nov 2013, USA --- American flag in debris after tornado --- Image by © Greg Vote/Tetra Images/Corbis

Image by © Greg Vote/Tetra Images/Corbis

I Am
star spangled in
tattered flag
a sun baked dream
just as beautiful and gracious as the others
though a slandered hand I’ve seen
I am ragtime attempting to alter the anthem of complacency
a fabled boy blue trumpeting for the pie stuffed melted pot
America she claims to be.

© Demitri Tyler

Excerpt from the book “Unleashed”

Photo Credit: © Greg Vote/Tetra Images/Corbis

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