I THINK THEREFORE I AM?
Like a fish out of water,
the fish left to dry;
I drink thereof
not am I !
The girl's not comfortable with her brown-skin,
says that she wishes for it to have a whitening,
and so she shall shade herself from the hot sun
and hope that she will lose her skin of dun,
or look like her Far-South-Eastern nobility.
"Why you go tan?" asks my brown-beauty.