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Race

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Race

A love that would have been
He was dark I was light
That’s all they could see

A lower class, a different class
Its just no good to ask
It was all a farce

Blinded by ignorance, rumours
None of them were true
Only was my love for Drew

Friends shunned me
Just when I needed them
Relatives became my enemies

Everyone was told
No one listened to my heart
Only the gossips of the cold

Now I sit, I pity them
In happiness of my love
We’re together now
Me and Drew, alone, above.

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  1. Date: 7/2/2009 3:24:00 PM

    Seems like the whole world was against the two of you. My unposted poem has something like that in it, too. I'm glad it worked out for you two.