Lady in Orange, Lady in Purple, Lady in Blue, and Lady in Yellow all
Start: Lady in Orange: ever since i realized there waz someone callt A colored girl an evil woman a b#@ch or a nag I been trying not to be that and leave bitterness In somebody else’s cup/
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End: Lady in Yellow: do you see the point My spirit is too ancient to understand the separation of soul and gender/ my love is too delicate to have thrown back on my face
Shange, Ntozake. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf, Scribner Poetry, 1997, pp. 42-45.