Full Circle

Full Circle

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Land of the Native Americans,

Or the ‘Indians’ as they are otherwise known!

Land of the emigrating Europeans,

Once upon a time your future was unknown!

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Land that once accepted and discriminated against Paddy,

Land that voted JFK into power!

Land that once imported African hostages,

Barack Obama has given America its finest hour!

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Land of many different nationalities,

Land of many accents and skins!

Land of many mixed up emotions,

This is when your journey really begins!

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History has almost now turned full circle!

A man the colour of a past slave now sits on the throne!

A tanned leader born in the land of Opportunity,

That has links to a far distant Irish home!

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President Obama has almost turned things full circle!

History is so close to being healed!

Mr President I am Irish and I have a request:

Give the Native Americans a prosperous new deal!

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America, the land of many cultures,

America, the land of many mistakes,

America, the boiling pot of all nationalities,

Equality for the world is now yours to make, or break!

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