Somebody Blew Up America

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SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICA I really liked the poem Somebody Blew Up America. It was really inspiring me to do different things that I don’t do. After reading this poem I realize that there are a lot of things I don’t know that I should know. Shortly after the beginning of the poem it started off every sentence asking who did this and who did that. Mostly every question and topic it asked about was extremely important. The different people and events it asked about made me do a lot of brainstorming. I had heard of a few of the people and things that it mentioned but for the most part I didn’t know that many of them until I looked it up and did research. I realized I wasn’t as educated on my history as I needed to be. I believe the motive behind this poem being written was to bring to our attention certain thing that’s happen in the past that we may have over looked and for us to prepare for whatever might happen in the future. History does repeat itself so some of the events that occurred in the past could happen again but maybe in a different way. I feel like if we understand why and how some of the bad things that have happen in history occurred then maybe we can stop it from happening again. If you research some of the people it talked about they were important in American history such as Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. most of the people brought up in the poem were assassinated after attempting to make positive changes in the world. I feel like this poem should be read behind a podium by the person who wrote it. I would also consider this poem a visual poem because I get certain flashes of the topics and people talked about in it from time to time. This is very deep poem if you have knowledge of the different subjects being asked about. I WILL NOT "APOLOGIZE", I WILL NOT "RESIGN!" The essay talks about the effect the poem had on certain people and

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