My Dark

Being afraid of the dark is one thing

Being afraid of my dark is another

My dark is beauty and power

Not violence and sour

 

I shouldn’t give you fear

I shouldn’t give you tears

I am not a danger

I am not a stranger

 

My dark is burdened by the expectation to be on your best behavior

Or they’re won’t be a savior.

I was born in America just like the rest

my color shouldn’t determine my test.

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

Comments

airelfrazier1

I would like everyone to understand our color shouldn't determine the fear in people's eyes. We are all equal and its time for a change.

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