Privilege & Guilt

I I need to go where this skin, this white skin,can be stripped away.Where I won’t feelthe looming sensations,of my shadow,dark and heavy,on my countenance,showing me mywhiteness. I need to be where thesepale handswon’t shine so bright;glare, rather. But I don’t want to blend. I want to stand out, but not as “special”, not as “chosen”,not as “pure”, but as the other,as different,as shunned-so I don’t […]