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PostPosted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9:55 am    Post subject: Tears Have No Color Reply with quote

Tears have no color
they are soul shown, and
souls are not white,
nor black,
nor visible
until they become
the color of tears.

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I was heckled recently on Twitter for being white. Go figure... One of the hecklers (complete strangers, of course) kept talking about "white tears, white tears". That phrase went against my grain and this is my response.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good response, Deer!

Like tears, empathy is colourless and anyone who doesn't understand has a way to go in relation to empathy themselves.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can empathize with that sentiment.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really like the poem.

and surprised that someone was that hateful, but I guess being anonymous helps people to show their true colors.
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