Two friends explore their shared personal connection with hair.
Beauty & Fashion
The Blue Book
Blue indicates many notions, more chaotically, heightening the euphoria and dysphoria of a relationship to the independent entity of nature. “The Blue Book:” encompasses a lesson learned from a peaceful world, the loudest voice.
Where Reality Truly Resides?
As a Bengali woman, I wanted to voice my pain on the Bangladeshi fast fashion workers are thrown into terrible working conditions. My poem compares beautiful nature against the ugly poverty that drags Bangladesh down.
Rusalka is the Ukrainian word for mermaid. This poem is dedicated to one of the special rusalkas in my life.
The First Naturalista
In this piece, I stumble across the wonders of natural hair and after, try to convince my mother to let me go natural.
At 11:32 on a typical Saturday night, a mom and daughter chat while doing their nails.
About loving your pretty.
Beauty By Heart
There are many stigmas surrounding body image and beauty standards to the point where it has become underestimated. This poem is written through the lens of a girl who experiences it but finds strength to overcome it.
Imagine being in a room with your younger self. What would you tell them?
Behind doors are secrets (to discover or not)
A liminal space I found in my school, and what I left there.
I used to hate the rain
Acceptance comes after the storm. It poured and poured.
This video is a representation of my identity and the culture that I come from. It represents one of the things I love most: fashion. Fashion shows everyone who I am as a person. I love wearing certain colors to showcase more of my personality and skin tone. When I look good, I feel good. I hope this video inspires you to change how you look at fashion.
In correlation with the theme, this piece was written to show the roles women are often desired to play and to be in.
This piece describes my experience growing up with beauty standards. It highlights my first encounter with eyelid tape and the contrast between East Asian and Western notions of beauty.
Love Yourself; The Touch of Darkness
Oh beautiful rose
stemmed into the ground.