"I am colorblind"
"and that isn't a metaphor."
"I don't see in Black and White and Blue and Pink,
Yellow or Purple or Red,
I see in a solid Gray.
Unchanging, indifferent, always that same old sold Gray."
"My shirt is Blue today,
or so says my mother who knows everything and does everything
and pretends like everything that is a lie is true
because as a mother she just wants to protect me from the world
that can see the colors and chooses to judge them.
Black means that you are worthless, stupid, a good for nothing who is only worth something as a slave to
White which is all powerful and intelligent and thinks that it is the color that presides over all of the others pegging
Yellow as a too smart, bound to take over the world someday, threat and
Red is a drunken loser who deserves nothing more than to be abused over and over and over again by every other color and have everything it has ever cared about taken away and
Purple is an abomination, the bad influence of the society of colors because it is changing all of the other colors to Purple and it is hurting all of the other colors who blame it for all of the color wars while
Pink and Blue just hang around every color, adding their own stripe, defining each color in a different, unique way."
"My shirt isn't Blue,
my mother lied again because my shirt is White,
or so the world tells me because I can't see what color I am
I only see in a solid Gray that is not yet defined in any other way except old