Treasure Island

survi sharma


Equality


Superior?
Is that what you think you are?
Superior! ?
because your skin is lighter?
because your hair is shorter?
because your life is better?
because your voice is deeper?
why?
I thought you knew
knew about racism
knew about sexism
knew about how it is wrong
knew how we all are the same inside
but,
since you are SUPERIOR
we have no equality to you
bow
bow to the superior
bow...

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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  • Jaya Mishra (8/25/2013 9:40:00 PM)

    Great messege nicely put.
    I liked how you presented not only one but both the discriminations prevaling in society...

    just because your hair is shorter.... Liked this one! !

    Keep going....
    Best of luck! :) (Report) Reply

  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (7/29/2013 10:56:00 AM)

    Good poem.Final surrender? Surrender with disgust is not equality.Any superior will bow down if wise. The right knowledge will convince ones ignorance. (Report) Reply

  • ~ Jenie~ (7/26/2013 3:16:00 AM)

    every human being has its own guts
    powerful delievered message with a clear cut words (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (7/25/2013 4:11:00 PM)

    Superior is a feeling of self importance that is so inflated until somebody sensible sticks a pin in all that hot air! !
    Equality is freedom for everybody! !
    Powerful write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (7/25/2013 4:11:00 PM)

    Superior is a feeling of self importance that is so inflated until somebody sensible sticks a pin in all that hot air! !
    Equality is freedom for everybody! !
    Powerful write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Shila Sinha (7/25/2013 7:32:00 AM)

    all human beings are same irrespective of their caste, creed, gender and religion, i believe. only differs in thinking. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (7/24/2013 9:27:00 AM)

    No superiority. Anybody feeling
    superior suffers from inferiority
    complex. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/22/2013 5:05:00 PM)

    I thought we were are all equal we all come in this world the same way we will all leave the same way. I think this makes us all equal. nice poem (Report) Reply

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