Posts tagged ‘beauty’

“Mz.Daye-“Color Complex””

Color Complex

To All Brown Girls Around The Globe: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL IN YOUR OWN SKIN.

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She asks me:   Do you think I’m pretty?
I smile looking into her eyes “Yes”
She replies:  Pretty to be a dark skin girl or just pretty cause I am?
“Being colored is a metaphysical dilemma, where still trying to conquer”
Wishing I had the simplest of words to make her understand
That her beautiful dark skin glows cause GOD kissed it
Making her a shade different and ambient all its own
Her color is but a reflection of deep melanin from with in
Giving life to all things that breathe and sing
She is not the prototype of Eurocentric imitations of Mona Lisa
No, she is the SOUL of Beauty
The very concept of full lips, thighs, breast and derriere
Is the hour glass figure!
Her dark skin has been ridiculed, hated, misunderstood and under represented
Exploited by other brown faces that didn’t realize they were just a different branch on
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Day 3: Morning Inspiration (Textgram)

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Textagram Inspiration & Reflection

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Question of The Day!

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Saturday morning: Beauty ?

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What is beauty? Seriously ! That is the question that is on my mind. It is perhaps one of the most puzzling questions. Great scientific, social and philosophical inquiry has been put into understanding this phenomenon and yet, when posed the question “what is beauty” ?  We can only come up with characteristics , identifiers, markers or measurements of the summation of beauty.

So, to all of you: What is beauty? Leave a comment. I would love to know your views and ideas. I welcome them as we go deeper than the skin to the essence of that witch is all around us ( BEAUTY)

Lotus Flower Bomb: Late Night Thoughts

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She blooms in sun, heat, rain
She blooms in cold, pain, dirt
She blooms radiantly
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Exploding with life
Giving beauty just by being what she was made to be
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She expresses more than what you see
She is symbolic of struggle and strength
Laughter and Tears
All while overcoming fears
She blooms in LA, Chicago, Ohio, DC
She blooms in Canada, Africa, Haita and Beijing
She Blooms with love, genius, talent and grace

She is born
She is becoming
She is learning
She is achieving
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