Words For The Son I Don’t Know If I Want To Have

Promise me you’ll throw your head back when you laugh

Don’t be afraid to hug your friends when they’re hurting

Allow yourself to be loved and to give love

Do your daughter’s hair

Let your hair grow to be a tall Afro and cut it only when you want

Don’t let anyone not let you, love you, for your caoba skin

Remember you are a black man.

And being black is golden.

And to be a man is to be a woman.

 

 

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