Just Ham.

She sits quietly eating just ham sandwiches,

girls in the playground say she's too light.

Too white to play with them.

That her type of food is bland,

At home, she cries


"Why can't we have better food?"

Her mum sits quietly cradling her to sleep.

Amerah Saleh

Spoken word artist. Head of Creative Learning at Beatfreeks. Loves bowties and creating change (not in that order).