At the edge of (a Poem)

An image of machine learning training images of faces, mostly Caucasian

By Adekemi Sijuwade 


Look at me!

I said look. 

Black, African, Proud! 

She, her, woman Disabled? 


Look at you… 

Black, brown, beige, white 

and somewhere 

Along the lines of a fabled… 



Oh! Hi there, Kay Kay! 

I am talking to you, 

my nearest neighbor. 

You don’t recognize me?