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My Country 'Tis Of Thee

“…but the foundation is curdled like a robin’s egg, and the floorboards are rotten…” –from “Make America Great Again” by David Watters. (Dwight Burdette / Wikimedia Commons)

"It is hard, today, to imagine that the word of a poet was once feared by a kind"

- Excerpt From Uncivilisation: The Dark Mountain Manifesto

David Watters, author of the chapbooks Hollow & Round and Baby, is an Indiana poet who has lived in Southern Indiana for 14 years. Obsessed with cultivating human connections alongside a generous relationship with the land, he is a poet resident whose work is firmly rooted in place.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, David reads "Make America Great Again," "My Country 'Tis of Thee," "Dear Mumia," and "My Country 'Tis of Thee (2)."

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