Juan Olivarez

Silver Star - 3,974 Points (september 12 / nyssa oregon)

Death Does Not Discriminate - Poem by Juan Olivarez

There's no racial profiling,
Where deaths involved.
He shows up smiling,
With the problem solved.

Yellow, or brown, white, or black,
Color doesn't mean a thing.
whether you live in a mansion, or in a shack,
You'll still hear the doorbell ring.

Death does not discriminate,
He takes everybody one and all.
Your name is written in his book of fate,
Sooner or later he will call.

12/8/10 Alton Texas


Comments about Death Does Not Discriminate by Juan Olivarez

  • (12/8/2010 7:17:00 PM)


    Now here is a poem that should cause the reader to stop and think, there's just no way out of it. Nice writing (again) Juan. (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



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?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 8, 2010



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]