Post more comments

Michael P. Johnson

(7th Nov.1943 / New Silksworth / Sunderland Co/Durham England)


No matter where on earth we go
Always there’s someone wants to know
If Jesus’ flock is truly free
What colour have His sheep to be?

Some fail in church and even sink
Could it be the way they think?
Their deeds are good yet still they sin
Casting their eyes on another’s skin

Each night I pray beside my bed
For those in Christ who’s skin is red
They know I’m here they know I care
We know God’s love and long to share

I love my brother who’s face is black
I also know he loves me back
The things he needs for life on earth
I pray to God for all I’m worth

I pray my God would shine His Light
Upon all those who’s skins are white
Although perhaps we live apart
The love of Christ is in our heart

My brother’s skin’s a shade of brown
He prays for me when I feel down
In turn we pray to Christ above
Our answer’s swift when sent in love

Yellow too is my Father’s son
Yet he and I in Christ are one
I show him love as brothers should
I’d love him more if I only could

Regardless colour or the land
I count my brothers as the sand
I love each one and they love me
That’s how in Christ we ALL should be…

Submitted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (COLOURED GARMENTS by Michael P. Johnson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley Updates

New Poems

  1. Get Name And Number, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  2. No loss, gajanan mishra
  3. I Would, Aaron Waingrow
  4. Casa Vitae, Madrason writer
  5. You Need Not Say Anything Else, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. The time has changed, hasmukh amathalal
  7. The Fair Maiden, Kyle Tadda
  8. this is becoming a line at red box, Mandolyn Davidson
  9. it's SPF 50 or i'm hitting the caves, Mandolyn Davidson
  10. We Are, j.r ...

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Browning

by Robert Browning

Take the cloak from his face, and at first
Let the corpse do its worst!

How he lies in his rights of a man!
Death has done all death can.
...... Read complete »

[Hata Bildir]