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Purple Nurples


Alice C. Bateman

What if all our skins were purple

And all our hair was green

Say we called each other nurples

There was nothing in between


No races, different colours

No origins, no past

Then wed all be purple nurples

Maybe we could make it last


What if we all ignored our colours

Called ourselves Children of God

And there wasnt any status

No more classes, no downtrod


Would we all then love each other

Or would we find something new

To choose to quarrel over

No doubt thats what wed do


Weve got to make a choice now

All Gods children, one by one

To treat each other kindly

With respect before were done


Gods getting tired of how we treat

Each other and our Earth

Lets all pretend were purple nurples

Despite the differences of birth

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