People who are darker-than-blue, brown, and yellow were targets for discrimination, racial insults, and more, throughout human history. Still, with the emergence of North Atlantic Slavery, the tendency became absurd. Of course, it is not colour per se, as most historians argued, that “it had more to do with ancestral beliefs, myths and ideology”.
At first The words Were ants Easy to dismiss As they marched across the surface of my mind Dogma in every step I tried to cross over them Difficult …Swimming lessons
“Learn to swim
And no one has enough of either anymore
So we must learn to swim
Before we leave the shore”
Awesomely cool to say the least. Your words offer so much — they are something else. Verse is always at another level and so pleasing to mind & soul. Perhaps as in chess or classical/jazz/folk music, or art. I remain forever humble to your way with words: the poet’s way. StaySafe😷 Happy Sunday!
Ray Bradbury once stated, “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice.”