Treasure Island

Quiana Souder

(March 29,1996 / Georgia)

Black History (You Say)


You say…
Light skin is out and Dark skin is in
But does it really matter the color of my skin
For I am black even if it's just a part of me
Black is still my nationality
Our ancestors walked the same way
From the white man they tried to escape
Look in my eyes can you not see
The black that mourns inside of me
For I am black and my black is beautiful
It is strong bold and powerful; unique
It stands out among the rest
And if put to the test
It will prove you wrong
Why?
Because my black is strong

Submitted: Thursday, December 08, 2011
Edited: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Black History (You Say) by Quiana Souder )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. 17 Year Engagement, Saiom Shriver
  2. Beauty, Nishi Kumari
  3. The World, Tony Adah
  4. Reflections, Abekah Emmanuel
  5. New breeze, ramesh rai
  6. Sunday Church, Waltz For Zizi
  7. Timely Rubaiyat, Jonathan ROBIN
  8. ZZ Lustbusters, Saiom Shriver
  9. Robbers help a Beaver, Stephen Katona
  10. Galoot, Justin Reamer

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]