Maya Angelou On The Pulse Of The Morning Summary

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The rock, the river, and the tree, used in the poem On the Pulse of the Morning by Maya Angelou read during the inauguration of President Bill Clinton, speak of times in which they have lived through. A time that was simpler, and more humble. However, these three objects in nature have seen many wars, and much hate between different races. They ask for a change that allows for people to come together and live humbly amongst one another. This change is one that President Bill Clinton said he would strive for during his time in office. And although history shows that his reign as president was one of the most peaceful ones, that peace did not carry on to today. America is filled with violence and hate, one that is much stronger than it was
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