Stereotypes – OZIOMA OKAFOR

I once thought all apples were green until I saw a red one

I once thought all peppers were red until I saw a green one

I once thought all boards were black until I came across a white one

I once thought all hairs were black until I met a blonde

I once thought all eyes were round until I saw a Japanese

I once thought all roses were red until I was given a white one

So I have learnt never to believe in stereotypes

But to look past the group and see the individual

And so until I’m proved wrong

I am yet to believe all bananas are yellow

And all strawberries are red


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One Response to Stereotypes – OZIOMA OKAFOR

  1. bosun1 says:

    Take your high five!


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