The Evil in the Eyes – Deena Padayachee

June 25, 2014 3:11 pm

The Evil in the Eyes

You colour your eyes
So when you look at us,
You see something less than human.

But the only evil in our skins,
Dear varlet,
Is the evil in your eyes.

By Deena Padayachee
1988

Published by Quickfox Publishing in their book,
The Ground’s Ear
2011

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