All eyes on me

By: Opeyemi Majiyagbe ’25

All eyes on me- 

Fearfully head to feet. 

All eyes on me- 

Isolation and retreat. 

All eyes on me- 

Burning up on my skin. 

All eyes on me- 

Being Black is my sin. 

All eyes on me- 

Carrying chains on my back. 

All eyes on me- 

Their mercy is all I lack. 

All eyes on me! 

Look at me please don’t stare- 

All eyes on me! 

My skin dark but my heart is fair- 

All eyes on me! 

I’m gorgeous in every hue. 

All eyes on me! 

Your hate is nothing new. 

All eyes on me! 

I will not run away 

All eyes on me! 

My ancestors shall lead the way  

All eyes on me! 

Out of breath so I pant 

All eyes on me! 

Tis not a rant but a chant. 

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