America is a teenager,
ready to jump the bones
of any hot, young
nation under God, we
promote whatever we want, which
ain't as bad as it seems,
and nothing can happen
the first time.
America is a young girl
with great, big
eyes, looking mostly forward.
Grab yourself a handful of
America. She likes it rough,
like the fight for freedom.
Pay her like a whore, or
ignore her as a crush--
she'll be there.
America is a young man, thrusting
his power forth. No time for thought,
only action that results from needing
more and more.
Giving and giving good.
Sometimes rushing and coming
to the wrong decision. But he has
to do it, and the world wants it,
no matter what she says.
America is a little kid,
too big for her playpen.
Destroying what she doesn't understand.
Not understanding what she destroys.
Needing guidance and getting yelled at.
America is a bum,
homesick for heritage and heroes,
owning none. Looking for his place
in the world and seeing that it's