Mama, Am I bad ?

February 8, 2011
By Mahimaangelin SILVER, Ernakulam, Kerala, Other
Mahimaangelin SILVER, Ernakulam, Kerala, Other
8 articles 3 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt within the hearts.-Helen Keller

Mama, my friends are fair
With rosy cheeks and golden hair.
But mama, I am dark,
my lips are brown and hair is curly.
Why is that mama?
I look so different!
N*****! Here, comes the n*****!
Mama, they call me not my name.
But something called n*****,
and they scoff at me.
Mama tell me, what does it mean?
Is it something so bad?
No one loves to talk to me.
No one wants to play with me.
Mama, I feel so lonely
when I am left alone.
They sing and dance, so can I
They play and have fun, so can I
They read and write, so can I
Then tell me mama, what makes me different?
Mama, I feel so frightened
when I look into the mirror.
I see a black monster staring at me.
Mama tell me, Am I that bad?

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on Mar. 4 2011 at 8:42 am
chickadee23 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
6 articles 2 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
-Benjamin Franklin

So breathtaking, and so, so true, even in this day and age. I hear ya.


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