by Lyrical Aku

Not physically challenged
but still made to feel
-a handicap
my color, my hairstyle
my race, my weight
made to feel a handicap
What is it about me-
being different
that makes you want to treat
me as handicapped
Without speaking
you make me feel
I shouldn't belong to your world
your eyes say- look
there must be something wrong with her
She's strange-weird
you say
why does he learn so much
he is a nutcase
What is it about
the things that makes me
makes you want to degrade me
and treat me as handicapped
Do you feel threatened by me
in a world that wants everything
in mass production
Everyone following the system
If it bothers you so much...
I don't really care
You only wish I did

DiFFerenT by Lyrical Aku

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