Oppression | Teen Ink


September 27, 2010
By Lauren B BRONZE, KC, MO, Kansas
Lauren B BRONZE, KC, MO, Kansas
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Separated by birth,
Skin color to prize.
Tattered books,
Born to work.
Excluded everywhere,
No voice for us.
Can't eat here,
No room to stay.
“Content of character not color of skin.”

The author's comments:
I worte this piece from a "colored" point of view for class.

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on Oct. 11 2010 at 6:09 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

wow, such a powerful and moving piece. you are a great writer and i love the way your express your emotions in this poem.

rate/comment on some of my work too if you'd like. great job. keep writing!