Dark Skinned Girl

I look at myself in the mirror and see a beautiful dark-skinned young woman staring back at me.  I’m radiant because I’m marrying the love of my life—Ronald, an African-American man. 

We met two years ago at a friend’s party.  One of the women there told me to my face that Ronald wouldn’t be interested in me because I was Indian and I was too dark. 

Unfazed, I smiled and excused myself and walked right up to Ronald.  We chatted, he asked me out on a date and here we are, about to get married.

95 Words

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This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.


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