Archive of Letters and Voices • Sam Onche

Sam Onche

• March 6, 2023

Dear Black Boy

Dear Black boy, Black and beautiful.
Radiant as the sun, 
Close your eyes and see. 
Look deep down inside
Deep within the mirror of your soul
You have the power to control. 

Dear Black boy, Black and beautiful.
Shiny satin black skin
Several shades, dazzling in the light.
Clench your fists, feel your might 
Hold your head up high
Open your wings, fly high and reach for the skies 

Dear Black boy, Black and beautiful.
Always remember these words are true 
Welcome each day with your beautiful smile.
You come from a long history, one longer than the river Nile.
Open your eyes 
Never let anyone tell you otherwise.

Music Recommendations
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Bandana by Fireboy DML ft Asake 
Holiday Br Rema 
Vibration by Fireboy DML
Ye by Burna boy
It is what it is by Adekunle Gold 
Stability by Ayra Star 
Higher by Tems 
Free mind by Tems 
Alone by Burna Boy 
Party no dey stop by Adekunle gold and Zinoleesky 
Dodo by Omah Lay 
True love by 2face Idibia 
Nothing is lost by The Weeknd 

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