Poem… What shall America compare thee to?


A poem for the 45th President of the United States of America –whose name is not worth mentioning…


What shall America compare thee to?

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

What shall America compare thee to?
Thou art mostly bigoted and racist:
Rough and evil words do shake your hairdo;
Election’s lease revealed your sexist twist.
Hot flashes of cameras shine.
Your mind in its orange complexion dimmed,
When evil KKK’s support met late decline:
Your scattered nature’s course untrimmed.
In hope, thy temporal summer shall fade,
Succumbing in thy hate-filled race.
History shall abhor you in the shade,
When the lines of age dry upon your face.
So long as men and women understand…
So long as reason, good and love withstand…


–You can find the poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo–


 

Poem… May we have a home?


I dedicate this poem to those who have been denied a home because of race or ethnicity.


May we have a home?

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

The immigrants stood at their prospective landlord’s door in latent panic,
knowing it was the only way to beg for that apartment
and secure their children’s well-adjustment;
but they weren’t Anglo nor Germanic.
The couple was persistent. Caribbean Hispanics
battered by their circumstances and haggard
–yet intent on flying skyward.
But in the end, their mobile souls bled
when the soulless landlord said:
“I’m sorry, but you’re not the right Hispanic.  –You know… European… Spaniards.”


–You can find the poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo–


 

Poem: May we have a home?

Dedication: I dedicate this poem to those who have been denied a home because of race or ethnicity.

 Poem: May we have a home?

 Selected Verses:

The couple was persistent. Caribbean Hispanics
battered by their circumstances and haggard
–yet intent on flying skyward.
But in the end, their mobile souls bled
when the soulless landlord said:
“I’m sorry, but you’re not the right Hispanic. –You know… European… Spaniards.”

 

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