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On the occasion of the murder of George Floyd, a black American, by a policeman, a white American, in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020


STUPID WHITE MEN

When there were no immigrants

they aimed their hostility to their countrymen

those who were Jews,

those who had a different faith.

 

They were born in Germany.

They had the same language as other Germans.

They had no country other than Germany.

But they were murdered in the millions by their own compatriots.

 

When there were no immigrants

they aimed their hostility to their countrymen

those who were travelers,

those who had a different ethnicity.

They were born in Sweden.

They had the same religion as Swedes.

They had no other country than Sweden.

 

But they were isolated, castrated and harassed

in tens of thousands by their own countrymen.

 

When there were no immigrants

they aimed their hostility to their countrymen

those who were gypsies,

those who had a different ethnicity.

They were born in Romania.

They had the same religion as Romanians.

They had no country other than Romania.

 

But they were treated like animals and they were murdered

in hundreds of thousands by their own fellow countrymen.

 

When there were no immigrants

they aimed their hostility towards their countrymen

those who were black,

those who had another socio-economic affiliation,

They were born in the United States.

They had the same religion as other Americans.

They had no country other than America.

 

But they were exploited as slaves for years

and when they were no longer needed,

they were murdered in hundreds of thousands

by their own fellow citizens.

 

But now there are immigrants

to which one can target his hostitiliy towards. 

They have a different color.

Another breed.

Another religion.

They come from another country.

 

What do you intend to do with them?

Scapegoats?

Or?

 

These stupid white men 

always find scapegoats.

 

These stupid white men!

 

© Samuel E. Rajeus, First published: December 13th, 2014




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