Friends and Enemies – Nifty Fifty (8-28-11)

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In black and white stone

for the equality I stood for,

I watch with intent eyes

at mixtures of passerby’s

Citizens of many races

point and glance my way

And I think to myself -

I’ll remember not

my enemies words

but the silent friends

who now flitter by like birds

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Prompt for Nifty Fifty

one photo in fifty words

 

This poem is based on Martin Luther King’s famous words -

“We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends”

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