White people.

/White people.

Her skin was white, like:

a dead squid leeched of all its colour
a sad hairless cat on a cold day
congealed porridge after you’ve left for work
the dregs of a French vanilla-flavoured diet milkshake
sunscreen on a warm day
a freshly-peeled raw potato
the over-bright lighting in a US Kmart
unpatterned disposable kitchen towel
a sun-deprived plant
a pot of clag left overturned on the kindy table
a raw prawn

Stephanie Lai on sad ways to describe white people.

My current SEKRIT PROJECT has, “Her skin is the uncooked pork-bun pale of people from the south”.

2016-08-17T06:40:26+00:0022nd August, 2016|Tags: culture, writing|
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