Dwayne Bailey

(03-08-1965 / San Pedro California)

Our Nation


Does it really matter what your religion is;
Or the color of your skin?
What church you attend on sunday,
or the neighborhood you live in?

Is the car you drive really important?
Does it make the man or woman inside?
Does any thing in this world truely matter?
Can you take it to the other side?

Something is wrong with our nation today,
we seem to have lost all common sense.
We no longer stand united,
we use discrimination as our defense.

We try to exhault our selves higher,
then everyone else we see;
We try to prove we are better inside,
but our selves we can not decieve.

Let us put an end to the hatred,
lets' put discrimination in the past;
Let us restore our nation to greatness,
with a greatness that will surely last.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

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  • Thad Wilk (4/15/2008 8:47:00 PM)

    Solid penning Dwayne! A very good poem, thank you for sharing and i agree! ! *10*! !
    Best regards, Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Leinad Yancm (4/15/2008 8:41:00 PM)

    you obviously put a lot of work into this, well done. why not check out my works, wrote when 13, basic instinct and days of the pass. (Report) Reply

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