A poem against internalization

by Starlette McNeill

 

You can search through my hair to ensure airport security.

You can bar  and color- code my skin.

You can socially position my body, marginalize or center.

But, you cannot touch who is within.

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You can count me, number me: minority and majority.

You can in and out me, believe in and doubt me.

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Source: racelessgospel.com