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The Colour of Prejudice

Made a sand dune as he had done, We were children and sand was fun, Beautiful castle with deep moat, Filled with water and paper boat! Imagined soldiers guarded fort, Fates decided in palace court, Imagined Prince rode a white horse, Beautiful princess waits across! At age of seven sand was cheap, Price of our toys was very steep, Our Hands and dreams was all we had, The end result was not so bad! John and I were such deep good friends, Our games and play time had no end, In our little hearts world was right, Although I was black, John was white! Twenty years and still good mates, In building trade in same estate, Our castles are no longer sand, Cement strong, many stories grand! Our wives like us are black and white, We met our girlfriends the same night, Their deep friendship too goes way back, My wife is white, John’s wife is Black! Unfettered love our true story, Where love’s fair, of skin don't worry! Blood and flesh as God had ordained, But Man’s world is prejudice stained! First placement Win 'True Love' contest 28/01/2020

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Date: 11/25/2020 10:42:00 AM
Hello Krish Radhakrish na, I had a grilfriend she was my best friend. I am white she was black. We did everything together. I miss her she passed away. Now she is in my heart. enjoy your day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 11/25/2020 11:54:00 AM
Hello Krish ,yes I agree. She was very sick. In a better place now. Yes friends die but friendship never dies. Enjoy your day my friend.
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 11/25/2020 11:08:00 AM
Darlene you are fair at heart, body and mind! That is the way to be! Sorry about your friend! Friends die but friendship never dies!!
Date: 2/7/2020 8:08:00 AM
I liked your poem and its expression against prejudice. I have a dear white friend that married a black girl from the Caribbean. They socialize with us a lot. Buy I married within my race and am so glad my son and daughter did also. Not trying to offend.
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 2/7/2020 10:21:00 AM
Neither did I. But many relatives and friends have crossed the constraints, we live in a changing world. Need to accept that we are all same. When we operate on patients, it is exactly the same inside.
Date: 1/28/2020 1:40:00 PM
Congrats on your top win!;)
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 1/28/2020 2:09:00 PM
Thanks Brenda! Such a great honour!!
Date: 1/12/2020 12:53:00 PM
I love this shining example of how the world should be. Bravo, Krish! A FAVE for me! Warm wishes, Gershon
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 1/12/2020 2:55:00 PM
Thank you Gershon, for your kind words! Delighted you have Fave it! Let’s hope the future generation sees more tolerance and acceptance!