AMERICA

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𝓐𝓶𝓮𝓻𝓲𝓬𝓪
𝒪𝒩ℰ 𝒩𝒜𝒯ℐ𝒪𝒩 𝒰𝒩𝒟ℰℛ 𝒢𝒪𝒟 𝕋ℍ𝔼 𝕃𝔸ℕ𝔻 𝕆𝔽 𝕋ℍ𝔼 𝔽ℝ𝔼𝔼 𝔸ℕ𝔻 𝔹ℝ𝔸𝕍ℰ
𝙾𝚄𝚁 𝙱𝙴𝙰𝚄𝚃𝙸𝙵𝚄𝙻 𝙲𝙾𝚄𝙽𝚃𝚁𝚈!

The Star Spangled Banner
In 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the poem, Defense of Fort McHenry. The poem was later put to the tune of (John Stafford Smith’s song) The Anacreontic Song, modified somewhat, and retitled The Star Spangled Banner. Congress proclaimed The Star Spangled Banner the U.S. National Anthem in 1931.

Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hail’d at the twilight’s last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro’ the perilous fight,
O’er the ramparts we watch’d, were so gallantly streaming?
And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof thro’ the night that our flag was still there.
O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

On the shore dimly seen thro’ the mists of the deep,
Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam,
In full glory reflected, now shines on the stream:
‘Tis the star-spangled banner: O, long may it wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of war and the battle’s confusion
A home and a country should leave us no more?
Their blood has wash’d out their foul footsteps’ pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave:
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

O, thus be it ever when freemen shall stand,
Between their lov’d homes and the war’s desolation;
Blest with vict’ry and peace, may the heav’n-rescued land
Praise the Pow’r that hath made and preserv’d us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause is just,
And this be our motto: “In God is our trust”
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

𝙒𝙚 𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙣𝙚𝙚𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙮𝙗𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙟𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙧𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧 𝙬𝙝𝙮 𝙬𝙚 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝘼𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙖 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙚𝙖𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙋𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚 𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙚

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I was born and am currently living. Long Island, NY and Disneyworld are the places I call home. My passion' s are everything scary and my Dachshund, Buddy. I share Buddy with best friend who is also my husband. I know every day is a gift which I cherish.

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