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1 my sister and i do not look alike 2 her skin is fair her hair is straight 3 i am the darkest in my family 4 grandmother mentions how brown i am every time she sees me 5 my mom likes to joke that when i was born she thought she was given the wrong baby 6 home is a word that does not fall off my tongue easily 7 i don’t believe in fate but sometimes i think conflict is the consequence of my breeding
MIXED -- /mikst/
1. (a state of being)
more than and never enough.
2. (especially of the second-generation)
8 if half of something is not whole, what do
you call half of two things made up by
9 i’m still figuring out how to best arrange
10 nowhere is a place for people born
without navel strings
11 i wonder what i’ll look like when i am
my ((great)grand)mother’s age
12 i find myself increasingly weary beneath
the weight of my name
13 the simultaneity of both and neither is