Ain’t nothin’ on yo head ugly.
Don’t you know nappy the new Black?
And you Black
Which makes you better.
Smooth like cocoa butter on yo elbows and knees
Quenching like shea butter saturatin’ them kinks.
And I ain’t done a thing.
Written for Black Poetry Writing Month, 2017— a fortnight of “black” love poetry. Join the challenge and share your love poems today!