As Us

A Space for Writers of the World

Ramona Beltrán—Poetry

Xicana Brownilocks

He will never know
the shame
I felt
the day
he said:

“Mija,
you’re not too dark
and
you’re not too light.

You’re JUST right.”

(my skin betrays me again)

I love him, still.

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