Palestinian youth tell the human stories behind the numbers in the news

Palestinian youth tell the human stories behind the numbers in the news

Unzip my skin

Basman Derawi | 30-06-2017

 

Unzip my skin
        and see my color is not a sin.
Unzip my skin,
        and you will see your DNA.
Unzip my skin.
       Do you see a reason to kill me?
I am just a breath;
       my soul is a breath from God.
To know me well,
      watch my lungs fill from the bottom.
To know yourself well,
      let your brain expand as you breathe.
We are all the breath of God,
      and breathing is how we live.
Unzip my skin,
      and you will see yourself breathing.

Posted: June 30, 2017

Mentor: Kevin Hadduck


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