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Because Im Black

May 9, 2012
By WendyInNeverLand BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
WendyInNeverLand BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
And so the lion fell in love with the lamb <3

black. She’s black.

I’m Black a color why do they judge


Push her. She’s not needed here.

Why’d you push me? You know I

Push her. She’s negro.

Have feelings. I’m Negro.

This is our hall. You’re different.

This is our school but I’m Different.

Loser. She’s black.

That’s not my name. I’m Black.

What’s her name? Does it matter?

Diann. That’s my name, I’m not a
She’s colored.

Loser. I’m Colored.

I’m stuck in this school full of whites.

I’m Black.

Brother’s together

Sister’s united

Make the world as one.

The author's comments:
this poem goes between a community of whites segregating a black child.

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