Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jew,
We eat, we sleep, we believe.  
Human me, Human you.

Shaman, Catholic, Pagan, Hindu,
We think, we weep, we grieve.
Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jew.

Atheist, Agnostic, Unitarian, Vodou,
We breathe, we proceed, we leave.
Human me, human you.  

Taoist, Wiccan, Bahá’í, no clue,
We need, we feed, we receive.
Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jew.

No god, one god, three gods, two,
We lead, we bleed, we achieve.
Human me, human you.

Hate hath no place on this earth blue;
Difference is simply what we perceive.
Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jew,
Human me, human you.

*A villanelle is a highly structured poem with 19 lines.

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