I Am Not My Hair

May 5, 2010
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"Little girl with the press and curl
Age eight I got a Jheri curl
Thirteen I got a relaxer
I was a source of so much laughter
At fifteen when it all broke off
Eighteen and went all natural
February two thousand and two
I went and did
What I had to do
Because it was time to change my life
To become the women that I am inside
Ninety-seven dreadlock all gone
I looked in the mirror
For the first time and saw that HEY....

I am not my hair
I am not this skin
I am not your expectations no no
I am not my hair
I am not this skin
I am a soul that lives within..."

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AjaW329 said...
Aug. 4, 2010 at 8:06 am
Oh my god this was horrible.lol.Can't Believe I wrote it. I came a far way in writing now that I think about where I am Now.
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