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Change to Actions of Love

The need to allege a few words about man-
Of ignorance, I am not a fan.

Of color, religion- he is panicked to asunder
Puerile within his own thunder.

Speak not your deceitful words of equality
When deep down, benevolence is not your reality.

Show the truth- in actions of love
Open your mind's brilliance to reach above

Reach out in your humanity
Obliterate all deceitful vanity.

View not the world in pigments and shade
Put away your discriminating blade.

* Written in hope of the abolition of prejudice.
Amy Green

Copyright © Amy Green

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  1. Date: 4/16/2014 5:56:00 PM
    AMY, Congratulations, enjoyed stopping by. Luv ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 4/16/2014 8:55:00 AM
    This is a dream worthy of cultivating in the hearts of our children. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 4/15/2014 12:55:00 AM
    When it happens, women will have done it. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/15/2014 12:28:00 AM
    These are powerful words that we should all take to heart. This was a great write, Amy! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 11:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Debbie Guzzi's contest Amy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 9:44:00 PM
    I love that you wrote this in hopes for the abolition of prejudice. I think that is a long way in coming but if more poets and everyone else took your "stand" we might see a change!!! Congrats on your win, Amy. It is good to see you at Soup.

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 3:53:00 PM
    Amy, I would love to be in a position to clense this disease. Superb piece from a heart of truth >> James

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 2:04:00 PM
    Hope all is well Amy girlfriend.. and u are OK.. just stopped by to say "hi"..with luv "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 6:19:00 AM
    I'm not a big fan of prejudice either Amy. Hopefully your words will have a positive effect on others. Great Write. Luv ya, Bill (soup Mail)

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 10:40:00 PM
    Powerful words and feelings! Well written. Love Roger x

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 4:14:00 AM
    A great write. Powerful in its every word. Always, Farah

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 5:29:00 PM
    Very powerful thoughts on the abolition of prejudice

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 5:20:00 PM
    I hear you, Amy..prejudices of all kinds impede all of our progression to a better place. Unfortunately, parents are to blame as they pass their ignorance on to their children...Thanks for leaving comments on my "Earth Exhaling" win in Rick Praise's contest! Have a good weekend..Audrey

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 3:41:00 PM
    Amen, Amy. I hope people absorb the wisdom in your poem. I have written many about prejudice as well. Why can't people see beyond color and class to understand we are all equal in God's eyes? The last verse has a real kick to it! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 1:39:00 PM
    Great message Amy,Very touching poem,with a yearning for equality,thumbs up! C

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 12:37:00 PM
    Agree with u and hope some day we achieve it too.. excellent write Amy dear.. on a Sat. afternoon in my 90 degree sunshine... luv.. "Sweetheart"