Day: March 6, 2016

Closing the gap…

Originally posted on a cooking pot and twisted tales:
? They called it an ugly name They called it Slave trade It was man’s inhumanity to fellow man An injustice that took so many and destroyed the human spirit ********* They called  it by a fancy name They called it The Holocaust A horrific history Of the evil machinations of men ********* They called it by a fancy name They called it apartheid It was the great divide That was strictly applied ********* They gave it a fancy name They called it genocide It was monstrous and intensified An attempt to cast aside and to nullify ********** They have given it a fancy name It is called racism Which is just a term applied To subjugate and sub-divide ******** Each of these fancy names Has created huge gulfs Among the human race That leaves us mortified ******** How do we ever bridge This great divide? For the bridge across Is a long, treacherous walk away from home. © Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha The Daily Post Prompt Divide. ?…