Black Swan

You speak about the white

Splitting into

All the colours

Of the world,

Pushing black

Into the shadows.

You celebrate the rainbows

And the glitter that

Accompanies it.

You’ve put white

And its rainbow

On a pedestal

With spotlights

And glory.

You brush off black

As a part of the dark,


That black is a colour

Whose body absorbs

And radiates

All colours

Without changing

Its identity.

So push black away

As much as you want,

The kingdom will be built

And the wings will be spread

Because black is here

To fly;

To rule

Through the shadows and


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