The Best Poem 2006


This poem was nominated by UN as the best poem of 2006, Written
by an African Kid*


When I born, I black
When I grow up, I black
When I go in Sun, I black
When I scared, I black
When I sick, I black
And when I die, I still black**

And you white fellow**
When you born, you pink**
When you grow up, you white**
When you go in sun, you red**
When you cold, you blue**
When you scared, you yellow**
When you sick, you green**
And when! You die , you gray**

And you calling me colored?*

Bagi saya, ini puisi yang kuat! Senang bisa melihat puisi seperti ini


About aureliaclaresta

Female. Ex consumer researcher & lecturer’s assistant. Learning business by running small business. Sometimes become a nocturnal. Love JokPin's poems, dress, Dee’s & Ayu Utami’s books, photography, make up, and learning new things. Lived in Tg Pinang, Kutoarjo, Serpong, BSD, & Jakarta. Now stay in Jogja with mom, 2 brothers, and some employees. See her tweets @aureliaclaresta

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