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 :)

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

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

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.

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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