About judgment and discrimination. - 5th December 2010.


Bright before the white horse gallops to the sun.
Dark after the black horse leaps past the rung.
Commute until the guilt has been forever hung,
And the noose has sprung to the eyes of concern.
Neophyte rapid to save the black masses,
Using law to break them, let them forever burn.
And the noose caught aflame before it was taut.
And those witches nurtured the flame to rise,
With a curse of an onerous size.

Poetry by John Ashleigh
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Written on 2010-12-05 at 15:27

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Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
Your words speak truths without hindrance. I applaud you.

Judgment is definitely a double edged sword, necessary but so easily skewed as to become detrimental...
I will have to read this again, a bit later. The interrelations between the symbols are many and perhaps complex.
Thanks John.

Life and love are moral issues that require no debate. Stength and courage compliment one another; leaders are made of such. Wisdom before your time or should I say right on time.
Genius of a write! Genius!

This piece conjured up such visuals for me, dark and deep, great word choices and written with finesse.

Nils Teodor The PoetBay support member heart!
Yes you display skill as well at depth
Thanks for sharing

Perfect word choice,
the wording is very creative, it's flowing actually in a very talented way.

I admire the sense of your insights , and the level of the deepness in your work,