One Word

March 16, 2011
By lblume1047 SILVER, Auburn, New York
lblume1047 SILVER, Auburn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.” - Bill Maher, My hero :)


Ignorance:
It's youthful
It's debilitating
It's me being kept in the dark
It's one of this week's vocabulary words.

Ignorance:
It's racism
It's homophobia
It's you thinking you're better than anyone else.
It's simple.

Ignorance:
It's you assuming you know anything about my life
It's you making fun of my about my everything.
It's you not seeing what lies underneath this skin.

Ignorance:
It's you.


The author's comments:
I wrote this after reading Teen Ink in my English class. I was sitting next to a girl whom I've befriended and I realized that so many people's hate is derived from ignorance. Me and this friend are both well-acquainted with bullies and it got me thinking about the reason behind bullying. This was just an attempt to get my thoughts down.

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