You keep telling me

you’re a woman of color 

and I’m a lily white boy


so why, pray tell,

in the dead of winter

are my arms and legs

darker than yours?


Author's Notes/Comments: 

some people doing more passing than they're willing to admit

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10 Foot

20 foot, 30 foot pole - not long enough to touch that one. - allets




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long story short.  It's a

long story short.  It's a Latina woman with a lighter complexion than me who speaks English as first language.  I mock her because she's every bit as caucasian as I am.