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Monday, February 06, 2023

a thank you letter

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to my hair, 

for being true to itself

when I was not. for withstanding all the 

heat, and still finding its way back

to curly. 

thank you 

for taking up space

when I am too afraid to. 

for forcing me to act confident 

until it wasn’t an act anymore. 

thank you 

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for being unapologetic and bouncy, 

for making me smile with your ringlets, 

for have a life of your own when

I am too tired of mine. 

thank you

for helping me learn to 


who I am and where I come 


for being an ode to my his

tory, for wearing it


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