Color Blind

By LC

Love burns in my heart
for all
Strong, like the sun at high noon
But you see it not
Nor do you see the ambition
the hope, the genius
You don’t see it
Because all you see is a color

5 Comments

  1. Vicki Nyman on April 10, 2019 at 10:30 PM

    Thank you for your poem. You capture the irony of how we can feel such powerful positive emotion inside us and yet there will be people who will see nothing but their own pre-conceived ideas of who we are. You describe your inner life with such clarity: you are loving, hopeful, ambitious. I hope your words will be like a mirror to remind you of who you are in those times when you find it difficult to see your strengths. Writing has literally saved my life. I hope you will continue to write. VN

  2. Kayelynn on April 15, 2020 at 10:33 AM

    LC,

    Your poem exposes a harsh reality that a lot of people don’t wish to always bring up — racism. You show that there is far more to a person than their ethnicity/color of their skin. The fact that you hold so much love in your heart for all is a beautiful thing and thank you for sharing this poem — a small piece of your heart.

  3. Jocelyn Matos on April 28, 2020 at 5:18 PM

    Wow. The more I read the more I understand. Some people are blinded by color. So blinded that they don’t see the capabilities and ambition we Carrie. You have expressed your love for others and it is encouraging to know that there are people who love people. At that, All people, in all colors.

  4. Clifford on November 20, 2020 at 5:44 PM

    Lc, thank you for this amazing poem. You talk about the positive emotion inside us.

  5. AR on November 21, 2020 at 1:53 PM

    The simplest poems are often the most powerful. This one is a prime example of that. I see your ambition, your hope, your genius, and your love. I see your greatness.

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