Margaret Anne McCants

(Glendale, Arizona)

Black And White - Poem by Margaret Anne McCants

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Life is not always black and white
Especially for those who cannot perceive color
God can be so cruel and unfair
To never see another glorious sunrise, a colorful rainbow,
A baby's gently face or the love in the eyes of a man,
Would cause anyone heartache beyond compare...
There is perhaps no justification,
Only that it is fate and destiny.
Strangers stare as they walk by
With a cane that signifies a symbol of weakness.
Often though they show more strength then all of us united.
Facing like with a humorous attitude,
And a heart full of pain,
The sightless teach us how to never take life for granted
Enjoining life is perhaps the most important goal to achieve.
With a life full of ridicule and discrimination,
The only power obtained is a smile full of compassion,
And a soul full of strength.
The physically challenged often have the perfect
view of the vibrant colors of the world.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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