A Man from Choiseul (To the beautiful woman, who could never see this in herself)

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You love because you despise the skin you are in, believing that it marks you as an inferior being. Every morning and night, you prayed to ask God for him (your creole lover) to love you. One can interpret this as a perverse desire because you asked God to make him love you when you did not love yourself. You invested your salvation and self-worth in…