What makes a nation's pillars high And its foundations strong? What makes it mighty to defy The foes that round it throng? It is not gold. Its kingdoms grand Go down in battle shock; Its shafts are laid on sinking sand, Not on abiding rock. Is it the sword? Ask the red dust Of empires passed away; The blood
Browse the selection below for poems related to Election Day, including poems about voting, politics, America, and the power of speech and choice.
|1977||In a Country||Larry Levis|
|1931||Modern Declaration||Edna St. Vincent Millay|
|1884||Election Day, November, 1884||Walt Whitman|
|1847||A Nation's Strength||William Ralph Emerson|