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My White Daughter

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A Poem From my latest book..MCI Publishing, Canada

My White Daughter They play like sisters Quy-Imah has braids And is of a darker hue Kayla has blonde hair And eyes of Blue In the back seat of my car they play Martin Luther King’s dream Just two feet away Quy-Imah says, Hi Daddy Kayla copies, Hi Daddy (They both giggle) I try to ignore their childish musings Sisters by their own choosing No one could could convince them That they were any different Then my pessimisms in my mind Start to Catalog If they ever were to go missing My White Daughter Would get the FBI, Helicopters And a hundred canines My Black daughter Would be lucky to get a single dog

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 2/6/2016 7:46:00 AM
Their friendship warms my heart. I had no expectations as to how this would end, but upon reading the ending, I sighed at the sad reality of this. Poignant write.
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Date: 2/5/2016 6:30:00 PM
Powerfully penned Poet M E I found the ending so so sad:-( hugs jan xx
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