Poem: Acceptance

Where would people be without variety?

It is the reason we are all carefree.

If we did not have variety, or ethnic differences,

We wouldn’t enjoy each other’s accomplishments.

Without different traditions, where we would be?

We certainly wouldn’t celebrate Hispanic heritage of Black history.

No matter where you are, variety is in your face,

It is in our neighborhoods, our churches, and marketplace.

We need to have awareness of others around us,

Something we must all learn and practice is acceptance.

Always show how friendly you are,

Therefore you will shine like a star.

Love people like you love your mother,

Fight for people like you fight for your brother.

Because it doesn’t really matter,

Muslim, Jew, Christian

Gay, straight or lesbian,

In the end we are all human.

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