I Am a Rainbow Not Black or White
Why the pressure for consistency?
People expect you to be this or that
Show someone you’re humble a few times, and they’ll assume humility is your nature
Show someone you’re proud and they’ll expect pride
Show you’re intellectual, and they’ll think you’re out of character when you act “shallow”
Why the pressure to be this or that?
Black or white?
Good or bad?
The saint is a sinner to someone and the sinner a saint to another
No man or woman is innately one thing or the other
Each one is a rainbow because we have a
And the soul can only get to know itself by being everything without being anything
Therefore, Cain is Abel
Abel is Cain
Pain is pleasure
Pleasure is pain
Sometimes I’m the most disciplined other times I’m not
Sometimes I’m sensitive, other times I’m not
Sometimes I’m wise other times I’m not
Sometimes my head is in the right place
Other times it’s in my ass
And it’s okay
Because the expression of my soul as wise and foolish, disciplined and indisciplined is what refines me, it’s what makes me a rainbow not black or white
To hold unto consistency too tightly will be to rob my soul of expression
I’m a rainbow not black or white