You do not know me,
and make no effort to try,
instead choosing to be ruled
by unreasonable fear.
You judge me by appearance
and another’s reputation.
Perhaps, instead, you could
examine my life independent
of others of my kind,
and judge me by how
and who I love rather
than how you hate.


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10 responses to “Judged

  1. to the point, poignant.

  2. Yes! Fiercely and passionately YES! Oh I LOVE this!

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  4. Capably done, and rather wise…

  5. ds

    Perfect, and wise. Thank you.

  6. I really, really like this. In just a few words you say what I have thought many times.

  7. hypercryptical

    So so good and how too this could be applied to our thoughts and fears of our fellow humans.
    Tis a profound write.
    Anna :o]

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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