Coloured by Bevan Boggenpoel

Raja's Insight

Why do you classify me

By this name?

Aren’t we all

Just the same?

This word has killed

So many dreams

It has plotted against me

With many schemes.

This term has undermined

My healthy intelligence

It has caused me suffering

Through your negligence.

Why am I discriminated against

Because of my colour?

Because of your superiority

We had to suffer.

©Bevan Boggenpoel


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microAGGRESSION

In this new hard hitting anthology byCreative Talents Unleashed, authors from around the world pour out their experiences of ‘Microaggression’.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “A comment or action subtly and often unconsciously expressing a prejudiced attitude towards a member of marginalized group”

Derald Wing Sue defines Microaggression as “ The brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral and environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory…

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