willow moon pearce
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Children are born blind to hate and bigotry
With their big smiles and loving ways
They are taught ugliness
By unthinking adults and overheard conversation
This makes them use words and terms that for generations
Have caused hate and bitterness
To our fellow man.
Yes, they are taught, not born
To this social cancer.
I once asked a black friend how he would like
To be addressed?
Black, afro-american or just coloured.
No he said - just call me friend.
It was complete
A full measure Of ignorance and fear
Compounded from the new
And changes no one could believe
It was strange
Suddenly standing there
Almost a captive audience
Although I was the captive