It took me years to understand this:
The dark pigment of my skin is Exquisite,
matches the color of Dirt your people kick around,
the color of my Mother Earth -
the color of Natural.
"For the #UnfairandLovely,"
The Peregrine Review: Vol. 33, Article 16.
Available at: https://mosaic.messiah.edu/peregrinereview/vol33/iss1/16