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I say I don't see colour @strauss51

Updated: Apr 2


I say I don’t see color

But then I cross the street

I say I don’t see color

But then I clutch my bag

I say I don’t see color

But then I hold my child’s hand tighter

I say I don’t see color

But then I judge your hair

I say I don’t see color

But then I judge your clothes

I say I don’t see color

But then I judge your speech

I say I don’t see color

But then I assume your education

I say I don’t see color

But then I won’t share my school

I say I don’t see color

But then I won’t share my employment

I say I don’t see color

But then I won’t share my neighborhood

I say I don’t see color

But then I won’t share my privilege

I say I don’t see color

But then I presume guilt before innocence

I say I don’t see color

But then I won’t share my seat on the bus

I say I don’t see color

But then...



Poet's bio


Name: Dave Strauss


Place of residence: Charlotte, North Carolina


Your favourite quote: Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. - James Baldwin


Your one wish for the world: Love and light


Where can we find out more about you (Website link): debanddavestrauss.com


A small bio about you:


A writer, speaker and lifestyle coach, I am Author of the Rugby Bugby series and A Turkey Named Spaghetti with Waldorf Publishing. They will both have new adventures released later in 2021. My wife and I are passionate about helping people find community, chase their passions, and become their best selves.


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