Violence and Tolerance

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Free Verse

Featured Review on this writing by LE. Berry

Wishing to forget the past, is not unlearning your bigotry and current subjugation of all unlike yourself,
many of you are lost forever, some have yet to be found, the ones that cause the most damage,
don't give a damn!

Violence and Tolerance 


 

Violence and tolerance are born of the same mother,

Peace and bigotry are her children,

America is the country they created,

Death, destruction and ingenuity are the tools they used,

Slavery is the engine that built the empire,

3/5’s is the lie they invented to appease the south,

White became the destroyer, by any means necessary,

Was the mantra they thought despite their speech,

The truth of America is what they wish to forget, but

Violence and tolerance are born of the same mother...

 


Submitted: April 18, 2021

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LE. Berry

Thought filled piece CigarGuy1.

Sun, April 18th, 2021 11:04pm

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Thank you kindly...

Sun, April 18th, 2021 4:10pm

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you have such a tremendous skill and courage to write brilliantly about racism and raging against racism. Rage against the dying of tolerance and peace. The forces of evil must be stopped and we need to do that. For too long has violence been given way, with all these dead people as result. I am so glad you are writing this.

Tue, July 20th, 2021 7:41pm

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Thank you Gilbert, we'll keep fighting the good fight.

Tue, July 20th, 2021 4:18pm

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