Happy Birthday America!


O beautiful for spacious skies,


For amber waves of grain,


For purple mountain majesties


Above the fruited plain!


America! America!


God shed his grace on thee


And crown thy good with brotherhood


From sea to shining sea!


Happy Independence Day to all my American friends and family!





Photos©Virginia Spencer, thepurpledogpaintingblog, 2012

“America the Beautiful” by Katherine Lee Bates, 1895


10 thoughts on “Happy Birthday America!

  1. Really terrific Virginia! Happy Birthday, hope you had lots of cake and yes all those fireworks are for you!!!
    love Sherry

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