A Little Bit of Friendliness


There was a girl who had no friends.
A helping hand she needed,
But nobody would give it to her
Because of her dark skin color.

Other kids would feel guilty,
But wouldn't go and talk to her.
They were too scared what their friends would think
About being friends with a girl who had a dark-skin color.

Until one day the guilt took over
And a child eventually stood up.
Look at that girl has no friends.
We have all misjudged her.

His actions were rewarded.
He gained a whole new group of friends,
Including the girl who had once
Spent her break times alone.

The girl now also had friends,
And great ones at that.
Never again at that school
Was a child judged by their color.

By: Rebecca (Age 12)


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