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I am white. MAG

September 22, 2014
By Sakuya PLATINUM, Richmond, Virginia
Sakuya PLATINUM, Richmond, Virginia
39 articles 12 photos 63 comments

I am white.
I think.
At least, that’s what all the other girls say.
That’s what my makeup brand says,
Porcelain.
But my skin is olive,
My father is dark,
And my situ has sand etched in her hands
Deep under her dark nails.
Somehow my partner,
Redder than I,
So much darker than I,
Firmly believes
That I am not limited to such a description.
It doesn’t do me
Justice.
My hair and eyes like woven wood
Yet they are carved
With others’
Words.



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on Nov. 15 2014 at 12:10 pm
dgeileen PLATINUM, Livingston, New Jersey
31 articles 2 photos 109 comments

Favorite Quote:
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
― Oscar Wilde

I love how you break apart some sentences and put the on separate lines!

on Sep. 30 2014 at 8:09 am
This is me tbh

on Sep. 29 2014 at 8:33 am
Oh...umm.....ok