What Unites Humanity?: A BeWoW Blogger’s Post

Annette has sparked a poetry sharing frenzy with her Random Acts Of Poetry post!

She suggested dropping poetic lines anywhere and everywhere, and I would have done that, but being a little unwell I couldn’t… so I share one I wrote a while back for Ronovan’s BeWoW challenge!


A simple heart, beating strong
Crimson blood running through veins long.
A pair of lungs breathing fast
A skeleton that’s built to last…

Muscles, tissues, fat, and skin
The important thing it’s all encased in

White, black, yellow, or brown…
But why do some of these raise a frown?
Why concern for some, and hate for others?
Are we not all sisters and brothers?

Is each body not the same?
Just the difference of a name?
A bit less melanin here, than there
That that makes you superior, I was not aware…

Respect life, no matter what creed
For every colour has a need
Humanity in harmony, what I’d love to see
A dream for all?… Or is it just me…

Inspired by Ronovan’s #BeWoW weekly post share

But I Smile Anyway...

58 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Erika Kind
    Oct 08, 2017 @ 13:46:39

    A great poem which always is worth to share. That’s a very good opportunity to post it again, Sis!

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  2. Kurian
    Oct 08, 2017 @ 03:14:45


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  3. syl65
    Oct 08, 2017 @ 02:00:08

    Hopefully a dream for all Sister! This is very uplifting!!

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  4. Jim
    Oct 07, 2017 @ 21:29:48

    sweet post. πŸ™‚

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  5. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Oct 07, 2017 @ 21:07:44

    More than truth, more than wisdom here. Your words are touching the very heart of what we hold dear. Thank to you, Ritu, I see the world and me, in harmony!

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  6. wafflemethis
    May 07, 2015 @ 10:14:12

    Reblogged this on wafflemethis and commented:

    Just had to reblog this, beutifully written by a good friend and so true😊

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  7. wafflemethis
    May 07, 2015 @ 00:16:06

    Would like to reblog this if thats ok with you Ritu. 😊

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  8. The Story Reading Ape
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:52:11

    Excellently said Ritu – You’re a born writer – Seriously – Chris πŸ™‚

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  9. wafflemethis
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:45:34

    Its not just you Ritu. We are all the same. As you may remember from my old page. Any kind of discrimination really annoys me whether it be race, religion, or sexuality but what really gets to me is the fact that adults still fanatically instill these beliefs into the youth of today. Great post by the way as always😊

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    • Ritu
      May 06, 2015 @ 20:05:56

      Thank you! Its something so fundamentally true, yet still it is the biggest problem in the world…

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      • wafflemethis
        May 06, 2015 @ 20:09:16

        I know it makes sick. But i still put alot of the problem down to media and social conditioning.

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      • Ritu
        May 06, 2015 @ 20:12:28

        Definitely! It’s in us all, and down to us how we portray the whole issue to our children, so they may move forward from this…

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      • wafflemethis
        May 06, 2015 @ 20:17:16

        I couldnt agree more. I also think one of the problems is alot of youth nowadays are too eager to believe everything they see hear or read without question and without facts facebook is a prime example

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      • Ritu
        May 06, 2015 @ 20:19:26

        So true…. We see it all the time…

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      • wafflemethis
        May 06, 2015 @ 20:46:02

        Its about education from an early age the problem is and you can probably appreciate this its what their taught once they go home by parents etc that really counts. For instance ive just drove through cheetham hill manchester and where i see culture, diversity, tolerance because its how i was raised others see n@#$/rs, p$/^IS, Asylum seekers. Then theres always the properganda machine. It always reminds me of the scene from rocky 4 with the russian premiere. “You think your people are so very good and we are so very bad” this is how the worlds media portrays things it alway east v west, north v south, good v evil i could go on all night


      • Ritu
        May 06, 2015 @ 21:10:31

        You’re right… I must admit, before working in my present school, I had worries, and stereotypes of the Eastern European community, but after working with the children, I have come to understand much more…

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      • wafflemethis
        May 06, 2015 @ 21:28:34

        It happens all over the world ritu. We see it daily with the us/gb and the middle east and at the moment with ukrane and russia its just a vicious circle of socail conditioning hate against other religions and races but when the whole world is at fault what can be done?

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      • Ritu
        May 06, 2015 @ 21:45:04

        Raise a generation who are accepting, and tolerant…

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      • wafflemethis
        May 06, 2015 @ 21:52:49

        It seems as much as we try the haters fight back i really wish we could overcome all this but i just dont see an end for generations. I think it would take a worldwide disaster to unite the people in a common cause. I sound like hollywood now. All we can do is spread our little bit of tolerance and hope someone somewhere takes note and follows the domino effect😊

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      • Ritu
        May 07, 2015 @ 05:44:04

        And we can preach about it on here, and wish the world reads it, and takes some inspiration!😊

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  10. Josh Wrenn
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:32:22

    Love this!

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Erika Kind
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:26:19

    That’s a great poem, Ritu! Really! Full of tolerance and appreciation of the uniqueness we all have in common! Love it!

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  12. ~Michelle Cook
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:21:20

    Awww… really do love this!

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  13. edwinasepisodes
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:11:22

    Well done Ritu. That was absolutely brilliant. You have said it all πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person


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