Fri, 01/23/2015 - 23:13 -- lucy275

White, black, yellow, red. and blue.

Colors of races. Colors of faces.

Colors of things that should not matter.

But they do.

But I’m not them.


And They push these stupid stereotypes on me.

AP, PSAT, SAT, and ACT Titles of tests.

Titles that determine Fate.


Titles of items that should not be my worst fear

-But they are. And They compare me with those perfect students.

But I’m not them


Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and others.

Names of superstars.

Names that shine in one’s mind.

Names of strangers that should not be used as reasons to tease others.

-But they were.


And They claim proudly that I am totally unlike them.

And they are right.

Because for God’s sake,





Additional Resources

Get AI Feedback on your poem

Interested in feedback on your poem? Try our AI Feedback tool.


If You Need Support

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741