Saturday’s Sips of Wine from the Grapevine Features: Thank you and Happy 245th Birthday, America! #Author’sCorner

Saturday’s Sips of Wine from the Grapevine Features: Thank you and Happy 245th Birthday, America! #Author’sCorner

Thank you and Happy 245th Birthday, America!

by abbiejohnsontaylor

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Thank You, America!

by Alice Jane-Marie Massa

Thank you, America,

for welcoming to your eastern shore,

in the early 1900s,

four immigrants from Italy–

later to become

the parents of my parents

and good citizens of the adopted,

the chosen country–

America.

Thank you, Lady Liberty,

for holding high your torch

to light the way

to Ellis Island,

where my grandparents’ dreams…

Read more… 192 more words

To commemorate Independence Day, July 4th, here in the United States, I’m sharing fellow blogger Alice Massa’s poem, expressing gratitude for her family’s ability to immigrate to this country during the earlier part of the 20th century. Since most U.S. citizens, if not all, are descended from immigrants, I can’t think of a better way to show patriotism. If you live in my country, have a safe and happy Fourth of July.

abbiejohnsontaylor | July 2, 2021 at 9:01 am | Categories: Inspiration | URL: https://wp.me/p2MNFM-1zL

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One Comment

  1. And thank you, Patty, for sharing here.

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