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The Poetry Hub

The color of you.

A tribute to women of color

Portrait of a dark-skinned fashion model.

Is it the color of your skin that sets you apart?
That makes you a target, a target of hate?
Your melanin-rich complexion is unique but brought you pain
The cause of prejudice, fear, and disdain.

Your darkness sends shivers down their spines
Anxiety as they catch glimpses of you in time
They whisper…



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Judith Uusi-Hakimo

A Nurse by profession. A mother of three and a wife of one. A storyteller and an aspiring writer.