Here’s a poem that I wrote about a year ago. I hope you like it!
Yours and mine, everyone’s is different and unique;
But for some reason, the color of my skin is usually judged first.
“You don’t talk like a black girl, or act like one.”
Talking black, how do you do that? How can you speak in colors?
No I don’t talk black, I speak proper.
Apparently this way of speech is associated with “speaking white”.
Speaking proper and speaking ignorant cannot be used to define a color, race or an ethnicity.
Now how about acting black…
You mean act “ratchet” or like I have no home training, am I right?
I’ve heard statements like these, how I’m not ghetto
Because apparently if you’re black you’re automatically assumed to have been spawned from the hood.
Well I’m different.
I was raised in the suburbs from when I…
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