Dolors from a Desi


If you appreciate my culture,

As much as you claim,

You should know


Your disgusting

Urban Outfitter’s shirt


My God’s name.


A sacred image


Your filthy skin


A jewel


Your ignorant eyes


A traditional henna pattern

Up and down

Your pale ass thighs


Appropriating my symbols

My religion

My culture


For your

New age yoga shit


For your

Mismatched Coachella outfit


For your

“I just like it!”


If you appreciate my culture,

You should know

It will never be yours

To claim.


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