From the Italian Amerigo
which itself is from the German Amalric or Heimrich
meaning “work ruler” or “home ruler”
From the English America
conflict with England
From the American
liberty & justice for all
for all white male landowners
Not people of color
Not the homeless
From the human
change the way we think
the way we rule
the way we represent
the way we live
the way we all live
potential to be the best possible version of you
the best possible version of you
where is the best possible version of you?
when will you reach your potential?
when will you grow?
when will you change?
when will you achieve liberty & justice for all?
when will the conflict end?
when will you stop fighting with yourself?
with the world?
with The Universe?
when will you live & let live?
when will you love thy neighbor?
when will you realize that anyone
that everyone can be an American?
when will you know
what America means?