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Never Judge a Book by its Cover

February 18, 2015
By TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson


Walking through those crowded hallways.

All eyes staring at him, so heavy they weigh.

Hurting hard that you could see his fear.

With every step wishing he could disappear.

 

Though this heavy silence drowns in the whole place.

All he could hear are his heartbeats in a race.

The anger in the words cutting so deep.

And their screaming thoughts about the pure race.

Leaving him no choice but to silently weep.

 

In only ten seconds he could open that door.

Yet every second seems like a lifetime.

Standing that long is quiet not sure.

Wondering if he could cross that finish line.

 

They judge the colour of his skin.

"Black" for them defines a slave.

Does it even make sense?! Just think...

For all of us, the final stop is our grave.

Work for that and search for the inner humanity.

You and I, we can rewrite the history.


The author's comments:

In loving memory of all the ones who suffered from racism and sacrificed their lives for the truth to come out.


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on Apr. 17 2015 at 12:46 pm
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

Thank you I appreciate your opinion.

on Apr. 16 2015 at 8:30 pm
casey_lg PLATINUM, Clemmons, North Carolina
20 articles 0 photos 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
"history, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." -Maya Angelou

This is beautiful. *tears up*

on Mar. 3 2015 at 2:02 pm
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

Thank you I'm so glad it touched you. I'll surely keep writing don't worry ;) Thanks again so much I highly appreciate it ^_^

on Mar. 3 2015 at 1:57 pm
VartikaSingh GOLD, Ghaziabad, Other
13 articles 1 photo 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
One who make success without any trouble is victory, but one who make a success with lots of trouble is History.

Speechlessly amazing salute your ideologies! :) keep writing

on Feb. 21 2015 at 10:29 am
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

Thank you I so appreciate your opinion ^_^

on Feb. 20 2015 at 11:44 pm
Gabbyyirene GOLD, Winter Garden, Florida
18 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
You have every right to a beautiful life- Selena Gomez

Wow what a powerful piece! You have an incredible talent. Keep up the good work!


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