Peeking over the Smokies, greeting the faces
of the Great Lakes, spreading a simple truth
across the Great Plains, then charging across the Rockies.

from Richard Blanco – One Today on Rap Genius

Meaning

Moving from east to west, Blanco catalogs “great” US landscapes in a litany reminiscent of Woody Guthrie’s iconic American anthem, This Land is Your Land.

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