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Monday, September 10, 2012

NOT BLACK OR WHITE, BUT GREY

Long, long ago
we thought this war was won
Equality for all
no matter where you're from

Sadly, even today
we think we're so enlightened
Many are still angry
No, they're just a little frightened

Afraid they will find
the many peoples that they hate
Are just like them
with a slightly different coat of paint

Sins of the past
will always be standing in our way
Unless we find
we're not black or white, but grey

Because we're born
from all those in our distant past
Mix it all together
and maybe, just maybe, humanity will last

MLK had a dream
to see us happy, healthy, and at peace
Working hand in hand
towards a "heaven on earth", at least

It's not too late
to do your part in changing minds
Everything is better
when we are REALLY color blind

Closer every day
living what Abe Lincoln meant
You don't believe me?
Just look at our fine President!


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