Black Paradox

They said I could be everything,
I could be anything but that.

Because I was black and that would go unnoticed.

After all,
the stars only come when most heads have gone to bed,
so no matter how I did it,
no one would see my shine.

Excerpt from Chapter 1: Makings of A Man of “African Gentleman” by Jade Novelist

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