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Because I Black

By: princess onika auguste

Page 1, just a new poem

because i black

you tink u could walk over me

NO u cah do dat!(u cannot do that)

because i neg

you believe u can over work me on de planatation

in de hot sun?

you tink u can

but cah do dat!

because me skin dark as de the charocoal we use on de coalpot

you once again believe u can separate me from me family and home

i use to tink dat you cah do dat

but is dat u do

an me waz wrong

but i say me working de planations

is all because i black

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