Category: Racism

Perhaps

Perhaps if I share my painPerhaps it will end.Perhaps if I speak up for oncePerhaps your ears deaf to my squirms will hear me.Perhaps if I had spoken up when that patient compared my skin colour to his stool,Perhaps you, my senior would have stepped in and told him that what he said was not … Continue reading Perhaps

Black power

Watermelon girl

Enid tricked this girl Golliwogs were just her dolls Come alive in books The world woke her up 'Watermelon lips' she's called Glass ceilings in place Her heart's untarnished Though obvious ills unspoken Assail her daily Her lips and skin speak "Watermelon girl, you're 'spesh'!" Leave the unread be ❤Aweni Image and poetry ©Aweni Adams … Continue reading Watermelon girl