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Pride Is One Seed
by JJ Johnson

Monday, January 22, 2007
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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One seed is masked in infancy
With its intoxicating allure
Its sexy remedy
Impersonating ones esteem
Inseminating the mind with arrogance
An artificial substitute for confidence
Yet this sweetener is no equal
Stroking the ego
Through external heights that excite
Leading to a bitterness deep within
Fueling a growing resentment
For all that is physically different
Forgetting that at the core we are One
We are the same
Letting go of who you are not
Is the key to setting us all free
As part of you is a part of me and we
And in One we are all together
Our commonality is the seed of our equality
You are my equal and I am sorry
While the shame I carry for four hundred years of hate
Cannot be let go of by one alone
It must instead be released by One together
 

Seeds And Weeds - Poetry and Prose by JJ Johnson
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Reviewed by J M 2/10/2007
This has a powerful message to heed. hatred and Pride are so damaging to humanity...... I like how you brought this seed to light. Excellent work.
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 1/24/2007
Outstanding Poetry and Views!!!!
i applaud you
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader) 1/22/2007
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!



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