She was born a black girl, if human beings were stars,
she is the sun.
Scorching brighter than the world afraid of her
She was born a black girl, any strength she
had was hard earned,
not hers to have.
History forgets the stories of loss and violation
written in her skin,
Written painfully in obscured obsidians and
She was born a black girl,
The most undesirable commodity
built for mass consumption.
Tongues that bludgeoned her blue to black,
called her broken
She was born a black girl.
As the world clipped at her genteel roots.
They ceased to exist.
In a world of white saviours and evil darkness,
She was born black magic,
She was born
A black girl