Respect - Poem by Peter Hall
'Respect' is a word many people use
'Respect' is a word many people abuse
Most people spend their life to learn it
Most people spend their life to earn it.
So they can all say 'look up to me'
and prop up their false identity
But respect doesn't come by achievement or funds
or looks, or houses, or car type or chums.
You find 'respect' hanging on a cross
not by the gains but by one's loss
You find 'respect' between sky and land
with a different crown on a crucified man.
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