by Michael P. Rodriguez

We are the colored
we are classified as black
but many colors run through our viens
and many cultures strengthen our back

We are the diverse colored
we seek to know ourselves
society has defined us
giving us our story to tell

We are the multi colored
our houses our not yet complete
we are a growing witnesses number
wandering the land, our journey is unique

We are the many colored
we look within ourselves for our roots
Our past is a labyrinth of cultures
with in these twisting walls lies our truths

We are the multi-colored
how diverse our leaves can be
steming from fruitfull branches
growing from the same tree

We are the faceless
in a world with so many eyes
pushing back the snarled glances
not wanting to see the world of lies.

We by Michael P. Rodriguez

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