Stereotyping Me by Bevan Boggenpoel

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Why are you –

stereotyping me?

throwing all of us –

into the same sea

You’re not part –

of my race

so you have no right –

to put me in some place

You reckon –

I belong

this is belittling –

and so wrong

Just because I’m part –

of a certain culture

how does that make me-

an animal or a vulture?

I could be a carnation –

the others weed

but you refer to us –

as the same seed

© Bevan Boggenpoel

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Bevan BoggenpoelAbout the Author

Mr. Bevan Boggenpoel was born in Salt Lake, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He attended Soutpan Primary and matriculated at Westville Secondary School. He completed a Baccalaureate in Education at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. He launched his debut Anthology 1 December 2016. The…

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