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No More RACE...
by Ed Matlack

Sunday, September 14, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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My thoughts today are long and deep, WHO KNEW...LOL

No more black,

No more white,

No more yellow,

Not even a trace…

 

This would have had to start,

At the beginning of life,

When the world first developed,

But wouldn’t it be so nice,

Not to look at another color,

With disdain or without a price…

 

To be totally free of prejudice,

Forget that one group is rich,

That the other group is poor,

But man cannot live like this,

Unfortunately we go through life,

With this inside us as a permanent glitch…

© ed ~ 9/14/08


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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 9/15/2008
ED - WELL DONE! A TRULY POIGNANT AND TRUTHFUL WRITE!

This is one of your Finest! Keep on keepin' on! TK
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/14/2008
There will always be those who can't look past their nose and that bothers me deeply, always did and always will. As far as I am concerned we are all the same. we all have a heart and we all bleed. Thank you Ed for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 9/14/2008
"This would have had to start,
At the beginning of life,
When the world first developed,..."

And so it did begin this way, Ed. The Bible (recorded by man) does not say God made a white man, but a man, and from his rib made woman.
Then there is the scientific fact that the oldest human remains discovered (thus far) are those of an African woman.
Open minds learn...closed minds discriminate...methinks.
Blessings and Love - Micke

Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 9/14/2008
This all sounds good on paper, but it will never happen. It is America's sin. So sad.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/14/2008
Well stated, Ed; bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 9/14/2008
There are lots of prejudices everywhere, no matter what color of skin you bear. People have to accept each other's difference without making judgment on another. That's the key to peace.

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/14/2008
Unfortunately, as long as there is man, they can't see past their differences: everyone has to have a label. They forget we are all of the race of MAN. Well said, Ed.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Bonnie May 9/14/2008
Our eyes see beauty in all colors but our mind transforms it into prejudgice. Great write Ed, another great one. See you touch many with your little box. Love, Dr. Bonnie
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