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I often think of where we all are in the total scheme of life and feel sadness, then quickly attempt to convert it to hope.

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Shdai
i thought this poem was amazing, a well chosen stanza arrangement and wording. ! FABULOUs
nanor
Prejudiceisstupidandeverybodyshouldgetalong. Ifeveryonedidthenwewouldallliveinahappierworld:-)
Ashley
this is really something that shows how unfair people used to be! Amazing!
jordy
this poem is grat and shows the reality of prejudice

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Prejudice

To hear a voice cry in pain
not understanding.
To know the person inflicting the pain
loves deeply.

Why are two people torn apart?
Because of ignorance?
Fear?
A programmed reaction?

Because of something as simple as skin color.
Such a reaction!
It has been so long.
Will we ever be one?
I hope so.

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Lean
this poem was the best poem i have ever heard.
kyprea
i would just like to say that i feel that this poem is one of the greatest poems i have ever heard. i have seen many cases of people being judged because of their race and after learning so much about the affects of beig prejudged i chose to use this poem as part of my assignment to show exactly how i feel about people being judged upon. thank you for writing such a good poem and continue the great work
nicky
very good
Taj
i was great and showed the realitiy of prejudice

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