The black in me



I am bad at times.
I am black at rhymes.
I am dark in concepts.
I am not poetic.
I am shit in video flicks.
I am crappy at caring.
I am abusive when raging.
I am ignorant when relaxed.
I am neglectful when calmed.
I am basically crazy.
I am lost in my own maze.
I am white.
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Written on November 19, 2023

Submitted by heathert.34240 on November 19, 2023

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Scheme AABCDEEFGHIJ
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 280
Words 70
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Heather Lydia Thornhill

Moods and mindsets poetry. Published. Book in progress: Don't talk rot. more…

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  • Arman_1
    This is an amazing poem.. I’ve read many times
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