When did the race for the best race truly
It didn’t start with Hitler
and it sure didn’t end with him
The 1400’s or earlier still?
Incomplete, not the “right” color, not
the way “we” are so pain instill?
Eliminate, purge, erase.
The carousel never stops turning
Tellurians birthed a dis-ease
Rejecting the ease to accommodate
A fellow inhabitant
The disrespect for another’s
Opinions, views and values
got woven into the fabric
Painted on the canvas of
Society like art
Given away freely in
Religion, tribe and way of life
Soon we all got a piece
good, bad and ugly
An unsightly situation
Trans and gender
Don’t forget the inequality
Claimed by the weaker vessel
Don’t buy me an arse
I have a bi-as against that
I think therefore I am
Black, Yoruba, Kinky haired woman
Need I add that I am proud of that too?
by KEMI BON
** Prejuge – Bias
Poem Source: http://loudthotzpoetry.blogspot.com/2015/08/poems-read-at-loudthotz-poetry-open.html
Picture Source: http://citypeople.com.ng/i/why-more-nigerian-babes-now-wear-their-natural-hair/