Art and Poetry, Life

Poem: Ay Ay I

Ay, Ay, I am NOT of One Ay, Ay, I that am thick thighed and wide hipped White in my hair, Black in my lips Both in my heritage as I am not of purely one, Though I know not either what exactly I am I know no one that is so wholly pure…   Ay, Ay,… Continue reading Poem: Ay Ay I

College, Life, Millennial

Straightening My Hair

  I am black. I do not have any -chemicals in my hair to keep it straight. I have been ‘natural’ my entire life, So, when I straighten my hair, it is a long, tedious and very hot process. I wash and blow dry my hair in small sections, which means the 1875 Watt blow… Continue reading Straightening My Hair