I Want the Wide American Earth – Carlos Bulosan

“Before the brave, before the proud builders and workers,
I say I want the wide American earth
For all the free.
I want the wide American earth for my people.
I want my beautiful land.
I want it with my rippling strength and tenderness
Of love and light and truth
For all the free.”

This poem currently inspires this year’s APA Heritage Month’s theme exhibit at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center 

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