Mihaela Pirjol


Racism Taught (Senryu)


‘children you should not
be talking to us' parents
human punishment

Submitted: Monday, August 18, 2014
Edited: Monday, October 13, 2014

Topic(s): senryu


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  • Anthony Burkett (10/19/2014 2:31:00 PM)

    Hatred must be a learned trait...It is not a natural emotion... only a defensive reaction against the world at large. (Report) Reply

  • Achill Lad (10/9/2014 1:23:00 PM)

    A very important message here Mihaela. Children are born as blank canvasses. Often the thoughts put into their heads by those responsible for them is little more than child abuse. You are stating a classic example here, racism, but there are many more. An old Jesuit motto............... Give me the child until the age of seven, and I will show you the man. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (8/29/2014 8:39:00 AM)

    nice senryu

    i wish respected poets would leave a short comment along side the poem, it would be so much more helpful in understanding this gentle and short genre of poetry

    v nice
    liked (Report) Reply

    Mihaela Pirjol (8/29/2014 9:35:00 AM)

    Children are not born racists.

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