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Closing the gap…

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

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They called  it by a fancy name

They called it The Holocaust

A horrific history

Of the evil machinations of men

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They called it by a fancy name

They called it apartheid

It was the great divide

That was strictly applied

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They gave it a fancy name

They called it genocide

It was monstrous and intensified

An attempt to cast aside and to nullify

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They have given it a fancy name

It is called racism

Which is just a term applied

To subjugate and sub-divide

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Each of these fancy names

Has created huge gulfs

Among the human race

That leaves us mortified

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How do we ever bridge

This great divide?

For the bridge across

Is…

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I am a mother of 16 children and grandchildren. Some of them are by blood and the rest by heart. I was a foster mom for a few years and the children I cared for during that time have mostly stayed with me through the years. I love to write, read, dance, paint, and play with my animals. I enjoy dressage riding and just being in the barn. My words are my gift, as they allow you to know me as I really am. Thanks for joining me on this ride of life!

6 Comments

  1. That bridge may be a long, treacherous walk away from home – yet it is not far away from our lifes – if we stand firm against any kin and kind of new uprisings, as we are experiencing it just these days (elections ahead) in Germany …

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  2. Though we all have to be aware of the past and the evil done by mankind to mankind, we must look to the future and strive to ensure no more Governments are elected using the scare tactics of race or applying the race hate card. We are all the same inside and the little variations in size, colour or tradition are things we should learn to embrace rather than fear. Let’s unite rather than divide mankind so we can concentrate on repairing our planet for future generations.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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