by JewellTheeExpressionalist

Black as tar and cool as a mint 
Confusion beyond measure about why you're so hell bent 
On belittling me and my skin 
Forcing me into anger due to your ignorance 
Leaving you without comprehension 
About what my capabilities are 
The strength I possess and the intellectual depth that my mind has 
I am not just jazz
Scats and Rhythms
Pleasurable entertainment
I am class, victory, growth and visions
Blessed with what I came with 
My melanin may be visible to you but are my attributes? 
Do you see my courage or my power?
Or are you afraid of my reign?
You think weak and lifeless and try to get my concurrence
I won't be beaten into believing in your nonsense
You set traps and think I will take heed and follow the trail of darkness 
Not this one 
I am the pearl of the abyss
I am value 
And yes I have a deep hue 
The only lost one in this equation is you

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