Barry Middleton


Beyond Protest - Poem by Barry Middleton

What I know of bigotry
deserves to be rebuffed.

We will repeat our history
until the fear is crushed.

But all I see is poetry
and all I hear is song.

Yet it is not my destiny
to simply go along.

Join me in a song of hope
and listen to the rhyme.

Help us find a way to cope.
We're running out of time.

We possess a simple choice,
but do we have the will,

with unity to end the hate
that urges us to kill?

Topic(s) of this poem: choice, racism, resistance


Comments about Beyond Protest by Barry Middleton

  • Dimitrios Galanis (2/1/2016 6:47:00 AM)


    An optimistic noteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 1, 2016

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 21, 2016


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