Benjamin Zephaniah

Birmingham
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White Comedy

Rating: 3.4
I waz whitemailed
By a white witch,
Wid white magic
An white lies,
Branded by a white sheep
I slaved as a whitesmith
Near a white spot
Where I suffered whitewater fever.
Whitelisted as a whiteleg
I waz in de white book
As a master of white art,
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COMMENTS
Sophie 08 November 2020
This poem shared a powerful message to the reader about how horrible the racism is right now. It really inspired me! Thank you :)
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 September 2020
People called me white jack Some hailed me as a white wog, So I joined de white watch Trained as a white guard Lived off the white economy. a very fine poem. tony
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Memes 10 September 2020
memes seem to be funny but not in witch sort but the best meme remes no seemingless pain
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aaabatery 14 May 2019
hello ben i loved this poem it tasted like pork and was delicious, tanks
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Secret Shhh 04 February 2019
disliked how you separated the races but overall amazing
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Ruth Walters 28 May 2018
Saw you at the poetry cafe a few years ago and thought you were brilliant! Love the way you perform poetry. Good poem
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stuart hunt 30 April 2018
we are all refugees and there are no refugees.refugees are the by product of the concept Country invented by the white man because he thought he owned the land
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shaddap 08 November 2019
silence, liberal
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MissRego 14 February 2018
I truly enjoyed reading this poem in my sense of understanding, the poem is based on black and white and Benjamin basically replaced the word black with white Truly deep and what a talented poet
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Marieta Maglas 10 September 2016
Very well expressed poem about white and black. Enjoyed reading it.
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Babatunde Aremu 10 September 2016
White, black, coloured etc does not matter. Its just outward appearance. Man's intellectual capability is real thing
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