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Poetry

Happy Birthday, Dr. Maya Angelou!

Happy Birthday to one of the greatest poets that’s ever done it! Photo: mayaangelou.com Here’s one of my favs, the classic, Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size    But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, […]

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Poetry

April is National Poetry Month!

Hey Y’all, It is the first of April which means it is April Fool’s Day but it also marks the start of National Poetry Month! Fashion is one of my passions but writing is my first true love. Just as we express ourselves through our hair, nails and clothes, writing has always been my outlet. […]

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Fashion Hair Poetry

Why I _______ my hair.

Why I perm it, straighten it, press it. Wig it, glue it, sew it. Why I “Aunt Jemima” scarf it or Angie Davis fro it. Why I sister lock, finger wave, high bun or box braid it. Why I Halle Berry, Rihanna, Tyra or Beyonce it. Why I run from water in the summer to […]