Who’s afraid of the Big Black Wolf?

What about this
Black black purple black
Of our people
Is so scary?

Is it the brief flash glimpsed
In their eyes,
The piercing deep abyss
Which says -
You know, we know
What you did,
What you hid?

Is it the powerful skin,
Protecting the wearer
From the sun itself,
Like exquisite armour,
An invisibility cloak;
When…