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When i was 21 at college I wrote this poem after playing a game against the University of Arkansas in 1970 in basketball....We were called every name in the book...Black was the nicest thing they said to me but i look in the mirror after taking a shower and this is what i wrote, and a couple years later i wrote "the Color that My eyes do see!
I am the ginger brown of the Egyptian,
the blackness of the Sudan.
I am the beauty to which the birds sing,
I have the supremeness of the mighty lion.
I am the Orchid that adorns the shores of the Nile,
and the brightness of shimmering stars.
I am the gypsy who travels the Sahara,
I am known throughout the lands afar.
I am akin to the American Indian,
the Africans and Europeans the same.
And yet here I am lost inside of my country,
Where no one recognizes my name.
My skin is so pure, a pecan brown,
blessed with beauty by God aplenty.
and yet some try to call me black,
and say I am not akin to any.
Yet I am the golden brown of the desert
and I have the sweetness of the Nile
I am the beauty of Africa’s green jungles and flowers
for I was born natures sweet brown child
The Brown One Poet Copyright (1971)
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