Born of rape, now a child of the state,
how will your profile be painted?
Who will take you, a babe tainted
by blood and history?
Doubly raped, your identity
scraped to save you. Yet truth will out
despite history flouted by good
intentions: doctors know, birth families, too.
But you, denied by mothers, bred by
fathers as slaves, your future manhandled,
maimed, foreordained. Child of rape,
ward of the state, who will take you?
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