Babatunde Aremu

I Am Colour Blind - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

I can see clearly
My eyes are very sharp
My inner sight is sound
Yet I am blind
I cannot decipher the difference
Between blacks, whites, reds and suchlike
I cannot see the tribes
I am blind to what divides
I am blind to intolerance
I cannot see contentions
But I am not blind to love,
Unity, peace, joy, goodness
And suchlike that makes us one
I can see all under one umbrella
That's what I see
So, let everyone be colour blind
But let all see what binds us together

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Comments about I Am Colour Blind by Babatunde Aremu

  • (4/25/2013 12:20:00 PM)

    Thanks and what a thoughtful poem this is. Top hat. (Report) Reply

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/25/2013 7:51:00 AM)

    nice poem see blindness doesn't matter but one should not loose the VISION/thank you so much for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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