Lovina Sylvia Chidi


Discrimination Infects - Poem by Lovina Sylvia Chidi

Discrimination infects
Correct me if you can on this aspect
But please don't disrespect my intellect
In all retrospect your soft words affect
The pain you set out to inject
Have an absolute side effect

I hear the stereotype sound effect!
It is the reaction to an age or skin colour effect

Discrimination infects everyone direct or indirect
The words you don't say show utter disrespect
Why do you allow your thoughts to misdirect?
Discrimination from you is not what I expect
I know my life is not obviously perfect
But I am no object of social functional defect

You critically judge me while standing erect
I am your negative subject that you love to select

Discrimination affects
I am an intelligent and beautiful project
But every single day, my ego is one I must protect
Friends and lovers I must carefully select
I constantly have to question and reflect
Each day I am made the number one suspect

Discrimination is one we must dissect
Discrimination is one we must all eject and reject

Discrimination affects everyone direct or indirect
A typical conventional behaviour is what people expect
Today culture is so diverse that we can all connect
But what is ethnic behaviour?
But what is gay behaviour?
But what is disabled personality?
But what is religious personality?
But what is age personality and behaviour?

Discrimination - who is the architect?
For those that show ignorant and unintelligent neglect
Inspect your morals on discrimination and learn to respect
Correct me if I am incorrect
Discrimination infects and affects everyone direct or indirect

Copyright 2019 - Lovina Sylvia Chidi

Topic(s) of this poem: discrimination


Comments about Discrimination Infects by Lovina Sylvia Chidi

  • Rajnish Manga (4/21/2019 1:28:00 PM)

    I find it quite thought provoking. Of course, Discrimination on irrational grounds bites very badly. You have nicely put across the problem squarely in its proper perspective. THanks. I quote:
    I hear the stereotype sound effect!
    It is the reaction to an age or skin colour effect
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 21, 2019

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 21, 2019


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