RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Gold Star - 12,322 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Raising Children Without Hatred


Stimulating thought, urging me to write incessantly, letting
ideas accumulate and become inviting.

Seeing the travesties of this world still taking place, some
from the dark ages.

Wondering why we have progressed so much in technology, and
yet can't get along with one another.

What is the missing equation in this mathematical problem,
why can't we solve it?

Knowing that every individual has talents unique to themselves,
yet not everyone uses them or doesn't use them intelligently.

Hatred of another is so commonplace even now, why can't people
overlook color of skin and poverty of others?

Everyone is still human, there must be a common denominator to
be focused on, disrupting the angry thoughts of hatred.

Raising children properly without teaching them to dislike
others just because they are different is a beginning step.

Yet, those who hate, continue it's source by teaching their
children what they themselves have learned from their parents.

Why not decide, make a choice in their lives to get rid of it
and begin to tolerate others by getting to know them better.

Allowing everyone to live side by side, sharing their lives
without any peculiarities of discrimination?

Submitted: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Topic of this poem: poem

Form:


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 (Raising Children Without Hatred by RoseAnn V. Shawiak )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. 'Hope' is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Solomon's empire, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Restart, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  3. A Naat A warning Paposh Hayn Hum, Akhtar Jawad
  4. Values, Luo Zhihai
  5. TRUTH DEVOURING, Michael P. Johnson
  6. Dreams Money Can Buy, Ravinder Dhaliwal
  7. a Fading Torment, Tim Labbe
  8. Love Note 12, Michael P. McParland
  9. Glancing Back at Never, Sarah Cohen
  10. A Rest, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]