Hey Black Girl

Hey black girl,

You know you are a strong black woman

We see you painted in many hues with curls that truly can’t be defined but you tame themYou find the beauty in the elements you once believed were flaws

Your skin glistens and you stand proudly in what many misunderstand 

Hey black girl!

I have a question can you be defined by more than just your skin

You envelope yourself in a color that doesn’t create the culture and you forget your background is a palette of many colors

Your rainbow is just apart of the illustration on the cover of your book

Your story is not a pigment or a wash of races but a journey of self-discovery 

So don’t stop at your skin

Internally keep looking for you


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Shan Bae

My name is Shan Bae. I am a 25 year old artist and creative writer from Kansas City, MO. I am also the small business owner of Insaei Healing which translates into True Healing. I hand make jewelry using gemstones that have the ability to help aid in the healing of the chakras in the human body. I am also a Reiki Energy Healer and I use this powerful energy source to charge the gemstones in my jewelry. For more information or to purchase a choker please head over to http://insaeihealingshop.com. I am open to connect and network with people who are interested in working with me. I would love to collaborate with other poets or bloggers. You are always welcome to send me a message via the “send a love letter” page on my blog. Send inquiries to: contact@shanbae.com

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