Treasure Island

Kaila George

(20 October 1962 / New Zealand)

A Culture Torn (Reply To The Philosophy By Leafsailor On PF)


Just read a poem about
Who are we?
It covers everything
From political standards
Of how it affects our lives
Religions, wars to the epoch of man
To hatred and racism and violence within

I cannot change what people have learnt
From childhood to adulthood...a culture torn
What right have I to condemn in beliefs
That was part of their lives before I was born
The best I can do, and the best I can say
Is stand up be proud and just be

A HUMAN BEING! ! !

Submitted: Saturday, August 25, 2012
Edited: Monday, August 27, 2012
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