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the root of the matter

In that fuzzy area |where black meets brown, where elastic natural | slopes into the nape of a neck, down dear and delicate | ruminates | on new beginnings, roots of things, hair strands, and unhappenings. ( linked to Trifecta … Continue reading

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Troublesome curls

another look in the mirror and i decided i looked wild not just coz of my contact- lensed eyes, kohled and lined and shadowed-quite an act , but my irregular tresses were playing the passport to wilderness nests. no way … Continue reading

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utilitarian beauty

plastic bags digging in- to her palms, leaving red welts where they had hung all the way from town to home, her hair a bit sticky, strands rebelling against her chignon, conniving with sweat tracing an easy line down the curve … Continue reading

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Clipped chick

How could you do it? Look at you! You might not mind but I do. I spend hours labouring to make it work somehow and then, along you come and scuttle it all. I cowered and swore not to do it again and … Continue reading

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Water Nymphet

Perched on the edge of the bath-tub, water drops tracing a teary line down her back, only to stay momentarily suspended from her straight strands, before continuing their journey downwards, the picture she cut was capable of making quite a … Continue reading

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