Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

She Dared Them to Define Beauty

When black is not bold and beautiful

They called her dark
because she’s not a redhead
not a blonde of any shade.

Look at her pupils
from a distance
and they are dark;
get closer,
and you look deeply,
they are a shade
of brown, sepia
something coffee
doesn’t fully describe;
and her temple and nose
hint of…

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Obinna Uruakpa

I am your Brother and a Seeker of the Infinite. I came this time among the Igbos. I share the sights, sounds, and scents of my journey in simple stories. .