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Is God White or Black

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Is God White or Black

If you must abhor me,
do hate me for real reasons,
not for my frail skin colour,
I am the Sun of all seasons.

If you must love me,
please love me for no reason,
not for the sparkles of my soil,
I crave a palace not a prison.

Is God White or Black?
O He made the Sun so bright
and moonlight a dusky sack;
same sky swaps day for night.

Is God a pios politician?
Cancer regards not your race,
Fall cares not about red roses,
AIDS spares not a flowery face.

We will burry you in the sky,
just because you are mr White
and before daylight distils
your skin colour will take flight.

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  1. Date: 3/21/2014 5:30:00 AM
    Brilliant write. Congratulations on the fine win, adeleke

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 5:11:00 PM
    Adeleke, congratulations... love ~Linda

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 2:20:00 AM
    Congratulations, Adeleke, awesome poem...... Skat

  1. Date: 3/18/2014 11:16:00 PM
    nice win

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 10:24:00 AM
    This is a WOW... love the magnificent metaphor in this... Stunning write and deeply moving ... :)