How Do You See Me?

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
How Kimya's abuse led to negative behaviors and the prices he paid.

Submitted: December 25, 2019

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Unpredictable, explosive in character...

with designed turns that led to more wrong than right?

Are you really surprised that negativity has shaped my life?

Remember...

I live in a country that does not see me, hear me or call me

friend...

I’m a reminder of its own bad behavior...

I am its worse kept sin.

Abuse caused me to push those I love away because I no longer

trust. How do I apologize when words alone can never explain...

and the space between us intensifies the pain?

Remembering their smile, voice, and love that flowed from their

heart has caused my head to bow; and knees to bend as I ask for

forgiveness and a brand new start.

Yes, I admit that I’m not a perfect man...

that I lived in opposition to the norms in society. I let this

negative World inspire me.

Sometimes I pray to see the end of this temporary life...

so I can enter paradise...

experience the true meaning of being free...

where color does not determine my value as a human being...

and Abraham, Muhammad; and Christ...

sit next to GOD on His throne.

Where how you see me will change...

my Black skin is seen as beauty...

not shame.

Yes, the one place where it doesn’t matter how you see me...

and where I’ll no longer be alone.


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