Draw the Blinds


Outside the window,

a woman is

beaten upon,

      spit upon,

a black man is 

unfairly judged,

      unfairly punished,

a gay man is 

hated at,

      jeered at,

but none of it can touch me

if I just 

draw the blinds,

      close the curtains,

shut it out.

This poem is about: 
Our world


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