Colourconscious

Tell me friends
Is it a sin
To attend a funeral
Of a neighbour
Whose chest has red in it
Different from the green badge
I wear on my chest?
Tell me friend, please,
Before they kill me
And find out that my chest
Harbours red in it.

(Inspired by Richard Mabala)

March 27, 2018

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Poems for the Penniless Copyright © 2019 by Issa G Shivji. All Rights Reserved.

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