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To the Bigots (Obama has his day)


Frank E Gibbard

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Frank E Gibbard

Wallow, rot within your long forgotten graves

Those who labelled grown negro man as:“boy.”

As Mr Obama gives his first Presidential waves

Impure white supremacy is dead for sure, for joy!

 

A black day to look back on when Obama’s kin,

Took a back seat or used a segregated fountain.

Today he heads the bus of State despite his skin,

His race and face atop a monumental mountain.

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Aleksandra

Nice poem for this season and happening what moved the world.

I like the expression of the last line Frank. Nice metaphor.

 

Aleksandra

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

History of Macedonia

 

 

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Frank E Gibbard wrote:

 

Today he heads the bus of State despite his skin,

His race and face atop a monumental mountain.

 

great line!

 

suggesting mt rushmore someday?

 

we will wait and see, and hope, and pray- that things go well here for us all... I have really good feelings- and this work captured a bit of my own sense - thanks!

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Frank E Gibbard

Thanks folks Aleks, rumisong you read the intent aright. Cheers, Frank.

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strong, bold and celebratory... an apt poem for a wonderful historic victory over ignorance and prejudice.

 

enjoyed very much.

To receive love, you have to give it...

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