Cynthia BuhainBaello

Veteran Poet - 1,955 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Racism In Poetry - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

Prejudice cannot be hidden,
Arrogance for the color of skin.
Its ugly head is here again
Racism is lurking within.

Disguised as mere poetry
Seething hatred shouts,
Name calling carelessly-
Gangrene inside out.

Our blood is all red-colored
Our hearts all colored rainbow,
Racist poems you authored
Your character, they show.

I was not brought up to be mean,
To racism I am not bent,
If that's where you have been
It's such a waste of your talent.





'A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, a man of understanding is even-tempered.'

Proverbs 17: 27

'Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.'
Proverbs 10: 14
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May 3,2008 Tarlac City


Comments about Racism In Poetry by Cynthia BuhainBaello

  • Rookie - 4 Points Martin O'Neill (2/19/2012 4:13:00 PM)

    This sounds as if aimed? May one ask at whom? (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,600 Points Lawrence S. Pertillar (7/9/2009 3:57:00 AM)

    Words that can be perceived,
    As thoughts of one in jealous anger.
    However...those with 'vision' see.
    And your poem depicts an existence of it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 9, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 14, 2009


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