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Roger A. Rose

Rookie - 122 Points (July 20th,1945 / Madrid, Iowa)

Bigot, -Me?

Prejudice seated deeply
in dark recesses.
Placed far back in forgotten

Small town redneck boy
Differences are not
to trust.

Grown man professing
'All men are created

Dark thoughts creeping
through light.
Heaven help me.
Bigot, -Me?

Children playing, laughing,
one white, one black
At which one,
will I smile?

Submitted: Thursday, October 02, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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This is a questioning of ones feelings.

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  • Rookie David Threadgold (10/3/2008 11:26:00 AM)

    Hi Roger. Thought provoking words which I'm sure many have asked before. well written and well read. Thanks for the read. Regards Dave T (Report) Reply

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