It’s a Matter of Color

 
The white trainer
Cannot hire the black lawn professional for her yard
The brown manager
Cannot hire the white trainer for a job
The red artist
Cannot order art supplies from the brown manager
The yellow art dealer
Cannot buy the red artist’s paintings
The black lawn professional
Cannot purchase art from the yellow art dealer
It’s a matter of color
 
The white trainer is unemployed
She has no green
The brown manager has lost buyers
He has no green
The red artist has lost patrons
She has no green
The yellow art dealer has lost clients
He has no green
The black lawn professional has lost customers
He has no green
It’s a matter of color
 
The only color that matters here
Is green
 
–Dawn Cawthon Behrens

About grandawn

I live in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. I have three wonderful grandchildren. I am a teacher, writer, actor, singer. . . and whatever else I can manage.
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2 Responses to It’s a Matter of Color

  1. It is indeed, the sad, sad truth! Blessing to you for being such a keen observer. From observations come actions. Your example can put never-ending ripples in a pond. You go, girl!

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