Posts Tagged: patriot
We’re hungry for more writing from Rumpus readers, so we’re now accepting submissions for our next Readers Report!
Through the month of July, we’ll be looking at what it does and doesn’t mean to be a patriot. So this time around, we’re asking you to tackle the theme “The New Patriot.”
Please send your submissions, maximum 400 words, to Susan Clements at silentjoy2001 AT yahoo.com....more
Raised in Texas, I was taught to hold my hand over my heart when the flag was raised, to thank everyone in uniform, and to organize my life in this order; God, Country, Family. Even now, tears spring to my eyes in some sort of Pavlovian response when I hear Lee Greenwood warble, “I’m proud to be an American.” God made America, I was told....more