It's not fair the way we live. If only we could share and give.
To fetch her water she has to walk, with angry sun and sand like chalk.
All we do is turn a tap above our kitchen sink.
Where our water comes from we don't even have to think.
I get books to read and she has none.
More outfits than I need and she has one.
I can go and sing and play, while she does lots of chores each day.
On her plight let's shine a light. Equity should be everyone's right.
To her world we are so blind. It's out of sight so it's out of mind.
If only we could give and share. Sometimes I wish the world was fair.
In the midst of the chaos, war and destruction that ravages our world, where the conscience of most are lashed to greed
Gradually obliterating the timeless bliss, bestowed by the Universe As the splendors of the world that captivate our minds fade from existence; the fire that enlightens our souls extinguished,
Both our minds and hearts are left to ponder if our world will ever see the light of harmony shine through the veil of injustice
Though, obscured deep within this "dark fog" that encapsulates the world in inequality, lies glimmers of hope, eternal peace and equality
Dispersed and diversified throughout the perpetual darkness that shrouds every living creature, these streaks of harmony embed themselves in the essence of every human being on planet Earth
Regardless the aspect billions of sparks of hope shine beneath the surface of this infinite fog, the aptitude to revolutionize the world and infuse an innovative mark on it is bestowed to every human being
Generation after generation, as humanity drifts farther elsewhere from unity, we are all perceived as lone puzzle pieces, though it is once we are unified as one
Where we have risen from the disparities that have engendered the uniqueness we all possess, can we perforate through the haze binding us from fabricating a world of complete unity and equity
As one, our world once concealed in a mist of evil may instill equality and peace throughout the world, where rhyme and reason may shine its brilliant rays once again on a land of utter harmony, peace, and eternal bliss
It was a dark and stormy day,
in a graveyard hidden away.
There stood a single stone,
Weathered and overgrown.
A rubbing revealed- Here Lies Equity
Executed By Humanity.
Banished to this forgotten field,
The gravestone is forever concealed.
Marked that fateful day when Lady Justice fell,
And from the distance, a rebel yell.
A tree sits patiently and calmly
For a few friends to come and sit
Flying so smoothly through the air
Stopping at the tree for a visit
Each approaching ever so effortlessly
The tree gives each a branch, making sure to be fair
Each being staggered according to their heights
As the birds chirp and sing they look up intrigued
Each looking for the fruits the tree brings
All trying to reach one of the three most delectable peaches that the tree had to offer
When beginning and ending their journey in a flash
The three indulge themselves in a tasty treat
After their snack, they begin their ascent
Back to the skies to continue their flight
Fairness is a faraway land with no rage, war or strife,
A world that is full of life,
Away a world with female, male, white, beige, black, brown, yellow, orange, and maybe even green,
To be fair, fairness is in this world, but just is waiting to be freed,
Alas fairness is not that easy to get,
Now don't fret...
Now just look through the haze of age, color, gender or beauty,
And now see the world of fair and equity!
Tell me what you have learned from this?
To that, to be fair, is not the outside that matters, it's the beauty of the inside!
Inside we are all the same-
No matter if we have fame.
Our fathers put forth
Liberty and justice for all,
And freedom from the dividing wall
Of favoritism and bias.
So even the unseemingly wise,
Are equal with the highest of highs.
Equity used the wrong way,
It can lead to Anger and Pain.
You took away my hopes and dreams and life
You took them and stripped them away.
You say that it's equity and fairness.
But that treatment will only give you anger from me.
You ask again, what's the reason life didn't work out for you?
Equity and Fairness.
They crushed my dreams
Not everybody earns what they have.
Not everybody has what they earned.
Not everybody starts at the top.
But some who do make my stomach turn.
Some brag about what they have,
And what they have they don't deserve.
Because they just so happen to be born,
into a family with unlimited reserves.
Not everybody has unlimited reserves,
Which makes some not appreciate what they do have reserved.
You can be black or white.
Chinese or Japanese.
You may have curly hair or straight hair.
Short hair or long hair.
You can be short or tall.
Fat or skinny.
In my heart, everyone has a unique personality.
In my heart, you judge by the inside of someone not the outside.
But in the end, we are all humans.
In My Heart, we all have one heart.
When I sit down and look around,
I see looks being thrown around.
People pointing and staring,
People giggling and laughing.
To the bare naked eye we can't see inside,
With the bare naked eye we only see the outside.
Looking at some one you see their face,
But not ones heart.
When you see someone laugh,
You tend to smile.
When you see someone crying,
You tend to get sad.
When you see someone in brand name clothes,
You think they have money.
But when you see someone with cheap clothes,
Or they don't have a home and live on the streets,
You stare at them and make up their life story.
Living in a world like ours can be terrifying.
People misjudge one another,
Hurt one another,
Even turn away because of how they look.
If we were all blind and only heard each other's voices,
We would learn how to trust,
And care for one another,
Not by how they look,
But how we treat one another.
We all need to be fair to one another,
and not judge by the cover.
There's no reason to run and hide to confide,
If you have little money,
Don't have a home,
Even if you feel like your being judged for your appearance.
For the people who judge one another easily,
What benefits do you get to judge that person?
You only end up with negative thoughts,
in your head full of knots.
Spread love and don't judge,
We all have our flaws,
Which deserves applause.
Each one of our flaws makes us, us!
People may give looks,
People may get shook.
Just brush them off,
And continue on,
No matter what people do someone will judge,
Just turn around and give a shrug.
Life is so unfair.
Life pulls at the heart and makes a tear.
What can save us from this pain?
Or do we cry out all in vain?
All that matters now is the color of skin,
Or if a person is thick or thin.
People choose either black or white,
And mock at others on the opposite side.
Through this midst of cold dark enmity,
Everyone needs to show some equity.
How have you fought for justice?
Do you whisper with a tongue of love?
Or do you yell the unjust words of hate?
Why do we not rebel when the hungry weep?
When the children cant sleep?
When the workers are silenced?
Face your soul in the eyes of a poor man, a crying woman, a starving child: look closely!
When is the last time you fought for someone else to eat?
For someone to sleep?
For the voiceless to speak?
How have you fought for justice?
Running, running, as fast as I can, my best friend beside me, hand in hand.
We grab those who have fallen, wounded or not,
Attempting to make an escape, to where we know we will be safe.
As we near the door, we have all skin colors, races, and sexes surrounding us.
All equally important, all with the same goal.
To live, to live,
To see tomorrow.
Now in the after, we face great sorrow.
But we lived, we lived,
We saw our tomorrow.
17 Sacrificed themselves to save others
17 Had their lives ended too soon
Survivors vowed to avenge all 17 deaths
17 deaths kept the shooter from hurting other communities
None of this should have happened to the 17 or anyone
Those who sacrificed themselves saw others' lives to be just as important as theirs
The 17's families and classmates stood up for what they believed
The teens of Parkland came together to honor the 17
No one can grasp the idea of how brave the 17 were
Not by the Cover
What do you see when you look at me?
My color, my religion, my face, my sex?
You may judge based on what you see,
But you can't fit what you see in a meaningless category.
Rich, poor, strong, weak, pretty, ugly, thin, heavy.
There is more to me than what meets the eye.
Just like you I have a name, a personality, dreams, a life.
It is true that first impressions make a difference,
But what matters is your inference, based on conversation and honesty.
Talk and listen to me, then you can determine what my name means.
Fairness for Each
Yet so hard to reach
Boggled by the inequality
Yet Astonished by the hope
Day in Day out
Love goes without a doubt
One step forward, two backward
I too am just like you
One to be loved,
One to be broken
The true evil of this world is racism, and it soars on wings of hate.
You turn away this young boy because you think the color of his skin is wrong?
What makes you believe you are superior? That thought is truly distrate.
We are all humans living on this earth, it is where we ALL belong.
So why not drop this ridiculous act and start this conversation with a clean slate.
This world will only be at peace when we all stand singing the same song.
My wish for the world is fairness to all, and for bigotry to become abate.
For humans to see that the best we can do, is to stand together strong.
Please sir, let this boy eat here, and close that evil flood gate.
This planet is home to all everywhere, and equity is an idea to prolong.