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
Copyright © Krish Radhakrishna | Year Posted 2020
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