HORSES AND SOLES by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

You are white, so you ride on white horses,
But I am black, so, I am entitled to trek only on black soles.
But be reminded
That your white horse has got not soul
But my own justice-denied black sole has got living soul.
So, you risk your life and soul on the sole of a soul-less horse
While I live on my discredited black soles which have got living soul.
Call me justice, for that’s who I am
To bring equity, between horses and soles.
.
Remember and be informed also
That this ember called racism
Shall soon eat up your members,
For your white horses also have black hoofs,
Yes, black soles,
And black eye pupil.
I was told your blood too is not white,
Neither that of your horse.
And I also have a red blood
That heats your winter’s cold.
Your horse is an hoax
And my sole is my soul.
Call me justice, for that’s who I am
To bring equity between horses and soles.

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