My Dark Side
My Conservative family says that I've|
gone over to the dark side -
that of a political Liberal in my world view.
I tried on their values and prejudices
but they made my skin crawl and itch.
Hidden in their camouflage shirts
were fibers of racism, unwillingness
to give to the poor, and judging others
because of who they loved or how they lived.
Changes in their Conservative view
should come from the heart,
one touched by the words of Jesus who said -
Love one another just as I have loved you.
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