Poems about Race

Beauty. You're too dark for thatYour luscious skin once againhas been attacked by such harsh mentorment and hate was destined fo
I dream of thoughts and spaces where I reclaim my power, I dream of reciting verses:
We wear invisible chains alongside these bars Holding within our ancestor’s abuse and still fresh scars
I wish labels were for clothes and Segregation of colors remained in boxes of crayons
We grew up listening to fairy tales, The happy endings that would last ever after.
I watched her cry. Many nights I tried Just to understand why these Tears fell from her eyes. Who hurt her so much, That whatever started
The color of my skin has caused a lot of people to hate me
Circumstance by Angela Brown  
 “what unites us is greater than what separates us.”   Whenever, I look myself in the mirror
Being as black as the night sky isn’t easy

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