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Wanting to be a Big Booty Hoe (#TBT)

Sexy is a Lifestyle

In high school, my nickname was “Feed the Children,” because my friends joked that I was skinny enough to be in Feed the Children’s campaigns about malnourished children in third world countries (Clearly my friends weren’t very PC). 512 more words

Black Women


Right now words are flirting around my brain like butterflies that don’t want to be caught.  Words like thankful, blessed, relief, connection, beauty, friendship, warmth, love, understanding, and joy.  124 more words


Seeing our Better Selves

When my image is captured and frozen in time it is so easy to see what I don’t like
Even more than my mirror image where I can turn and perhaps see things differently… 135 more words

We All Shine On - Helena Hann-Basquiat

Sometimes people write so vividly their character detaches itself from the page and begins to live in your mind, giving you clues to the writer’s spirit. 1,100 more words


Toddler mindset

Walk past a shop notice my reflection
I criticise, look at those thighs, I’ve put on a bit of weight, why do I always hate… 362 more words

The theory of the future

With all that talk about the importance of you (the printing press and pop culture replicas) perhaps you would like to know why the influence of others can be so powerful? 268 more words



Barefoot on the cold tile
and still wet from the shower,
I stand before the mirror.

The price of beauty
is beyond my means.

I must raise the blades… 37 more words