Silence Dogood

Rookie (1996 / Toronto)

Black White - Poem by Silence Dogood

Black white.
Were all the same.
Black white.
Just a different name.

No school for us.
No five star meal.
No fame or fortune.
Nothing that's real.

No day off.
It's Christmas time.
We still work.
In desolate mines.

In cold weather.
It doesn't change.
In rain and sleet.
It's still the same.

Were nothing and nobody.
A shame to all the whites.
Worthless and trash.
Fighting for our rights.

Black white.
Were all the same.
Black white.
Just a different name.


Comments about Black White by Silence Dogood

  • (3/1/2009 3:34:00 PM)

    only if we could all have that in our heart... this place might be a better one.
    Becca
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 26, 2009



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