ANDREW BLAKEMORE

Rookie - 314 Points (01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)

Black For A Day - Poem by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

Everyone needs to be black for a day
To hear all the insults that white people say,
And to learn of the hardships and problems they face
The world then would be a much friendlier place.

Everyone needs to be black for a day
To know what they go through and price that they pay,
To see how they suffer, to see their despair
To see how life treats them for it's so unfair.

Everyone needs to be black for a day
And to live in a ghetto of damp and decay,
Forgotten, unwanted and branded with blame
And to learn underneath that we are all the same.


Comments about Black For A Day by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

  • Zeinab Alwady (6/1/2012 11:57:00 AM)

    the idea is deep.the style is good. i loved it (Report)Reply

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  • Ramesh Rai (5/1/2012 8:06:00 AM)

    well versed. a nice write. how can i ignore (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 15, 2013


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