There Is A Shadow On My Body This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   There is a shadow on my body,

It's all over me.

I'm isolated because of it,

I'm sad can't you see?

Everywhere I look

Is a dark gloomy shadow,

It covers me and follows me,

Wherever I may go.

I can't get rid of it

No matter how hard I try.

People tease and make fun of me,

And so I start to cry.

There's no way to get their respect back,

All of this because I'm BLACK!




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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