Poetry

Hollow Stripes

by Cate S., Age 12 , Grade 8, South City Community School, St. Louis, MO USA
Teacher: Mrs. Perkins

Hollow Stripes

Cate Steele


black,

angry hearts

sound -

hollow drums

the who?

us,

here

as one,

together


white

wonder,

pride

truth, but

lies

apart -

from others

little them

under us,

control

over all


together

we clash,

but hope -

for harmony

stripes -

black, white

we join

we oppose

but together

we could be

 

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