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Good Hair Bad Hair
by Priestess Jywanza
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Good Hair Bad Hair

Now what does it mean, to have some good hair
Is it  hair that is better,  never needs no repair
And  what does it mean, to have some bad hair
Is it always the hair, that needs some repairs
Good hair and bad hair, what does all  this mean
Is this all just some myths, or something we dream

Please tell us my sistahs, why  is Afrikan hair bad
It started   from childhood, oh how dreadfully sad
The torture,  the heat , the burns,  and the  jerks
Everythang was tried,   to see what would  work

Now hair comes in textures, not good bad like  grades
Has none’n to do with grades, how we have been played
We want “good” hair, that’s what Black women say
But Black women have “good” hair, don’t wish  it away

So what my sistahs, does "good" hair really mean
Its hair that is healthy, at its best  and its clean
Get “bad” hair out, of your vocabulary and mind
Cuz its time for a new  attitude, that you should define

Black women should define, their “own” beauty  that’s good
And change their  ideals, from adults back to their childhood
Caucasian beauty, is not  beauty to  enshrine
Our lips, hips and  skin, are much more defined
Why  crave the  Caucasian’s  standards, that are vastly well  known
When our own natural beauty, has vitality and  life of its own

Priestess Jywanza ~)o(~

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Reviewed by Sandie Angel
This is nice. Good or bad, the hair style is within the culture, should be proud of to wear it.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
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