Coloured?

October 3rd, 2013 8:57 am by hlatekhua

This poem, written by an African child, was nominated for the Best Poem of 2005

Colour

When I born I black;

When I grow up I black;

When I go in sun I black;

When I scared I black;

When I sick I black;

And when I die I still black.

 

And U white fellows

When U born U pink;

When U grow up U white;

When U go in sun U red;

When U cold U blue;

When U scared U yellow;

When U sick U green;

When U die U grey;

And U call me coloured.

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14 Responses to “Coloured?”

  1. 1
    Phivawk Says:

    Tha reuh hle mai.. (Y)

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  2. 2
    shailendra Says:

    lawmawm reuh

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  3. 3
    rotekawlasepa Says:

    Meia min rawh leh ka sen vîtvêt anga, tuia min thlak leh ka dâng lîplep anga…………. and you called me Kaikuang!!

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    muansakhi Says:

    Siamtu’n hlum hmanga mihring a siam khan a nem reh turin meia a ur ve hlek a ngai a. A hmasa ber kha a ur ut palh hlauh maia, black ah a lo chhuak a. A dawt leh kha a hlauthawng lutukin a thur hma deuhva, white ah a lo chhuak a. A tawp berah kha chuan a thiam ta viau aniang, a hun chiahah a thurchhuakin MIZO a lo chhuak ta lawm…an tih thin kha.

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    Sony Says:

    Vunvar missionary pakht pawh African vun dum naupang ten, “Pathian hi a fair tak tak anih chuan eng vangin nge nangni in ngo bik a, keini kan han bik” tiin an zawt a.

    A chhanna: “piang hmasa kha Pathianin rawng a lo hneih zel a, mahse mi tam tak a hnawih hnu ah, rawng in a daih ta lova,…”

    Song Of Solomon 1:5 ” I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon”

    A ziaktu ngaihdan a chiang fu lo maw?

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  6. 6
    Natea Says:

    Tha reuh e, ka inchan tlat..haha

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  7. 7
    Chhuaklinga Says:

    Chantawk a lungawi hi a va hlu em! (Y) :)

    tren tren

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  8. 8
    Awmtea Leo Khiangte Says:

    A nalh reuh kher mai.

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  9. 9
    century child Says:

    (Y)

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  10. 10
    hlatekhua Says:

    Khawthlang ram, ram changkang leh hausate’n khawvel media leh communication an control hneh em avang hian mi tam takin thil kan thlir dan leh ngaihtuah dan a dik tawk loh chang a awm fo thin.

    He poem, a grammar zawnga chhut phei chuan tihtlak lem lo tak hian ngaihtuahna dik leh zau zawk min neihtir thei tlat hi a ropuina tak chu a ni.

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  11. 11
    jpaite Says:

    Dik hle mai :)

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  12. 12
    Puii Says:

    aw hlatekhua,… poem hlui i rawn vawrh chhuak a, lung a ti leng…. (O) ka hriattirh chuan a phuahtu hi ka ngaihven ve chiam a, a phuahtu hi a thu a saisa deuh a… a thute hi a danglam ve hret zel a…U dare to call me a coloured? a han tih lai tak hi chu a na mah mah khan ka hre thin a, nang chu i telh lo va….mahse a tha zawk mah e… (*)

    Amitabh Bachan blogah te pawh khan ka hmuin ka hria…

    blog sawi takah chuan Sandy Chile pem hi kan tuar khop…duh duhin blog chhiar tur a awm ta lo va…. (W)

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  13. 13
    SHauzelSailo Says:

    Thra thlorh thlorh hle mui. (Y)

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    Manuni Tlau Says:

    Va’n tha em!

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