Beyond the pale

This poem was inspired by seeing so many poets promoted by the Academy of American Poets not being described by their ethnicity, sexual orientation or any other disciptor that may separate them from or amalgamate them with other people.

Her skin is too pale to be written,
Her sexual proclivities,
Warrant no words.
Unheard are the sounds of her birth,
Untraceable her origin on earth.
She bears no labels,
She wears no tags.
Her anonymity is commonplace.
Are we missing something?

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