Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

Give Credit Where Credit Is Due short poem

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Well have you ever wondered why they
give Columbus the credit for finding
North America when he never set a foot
on the promised land, no it was the Vikings
that came here first and we have proof
after finding their settlements. we now
know it pre-dates any other civilization
except the Indians known to man…
So I think it’s time to re-write the history
books ‘cuz
Shouldn’t we GIVE CREDIT WHERE
CREDIT IS DUE, don’t you know, not
everything you hear or read is true,
it might be what some people want you
to believe but don’t be a fool, seek, research
and find the truth, no don’t be a fool and
GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE
Columbus day should be changed to
Viking day now wouldn’t you say…
Why do we permit our children to be
lied to in school especially when we
know it’s not true…?
I think it’s time we GAVE CREDIT
WHERE CREDIT IS DUE…
Now let’s GIVE CREDIT WHERE
CREDIT IS DUE!

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Bo Lanier is from Chattanooga, Tennessee and has become an established poet with five books to his credit that were published in Canada. He received several achievement awards in creative writing through poetry.com and has recently published two eBooks and one paperback book through Lulu.com. After a nine year hiatus, Bo returned to publishing his poems with a new outlook and fresh ideas. His other talents include singing and songwriting.
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