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Good hair

Good hair.

If I had a dollar for every time I heard this this weekend alone!”I can’t grow my hair out. It won’t look like yours.” ugh!


About Daria-Ann

Daria-Ann Martineau was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She received an MFA in poetry writing from NYU. She is an alumna of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, The Saltonstall Arts Colony and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her work has been published in The Collagist, Narrative Magazine and Kinfolks Quarterly, among others. In 2014, she was named one of Narrative's "30 below 30" and her poem, "Mine" was chosen as one of their "Top Five Poems of the Week" for 2013-14. She lives in Washington, DC.

5 responses to “Good hair

  1. Anonymous ⋅

    what about good grass

  2. I’ve been there. I suppose it’s a back handed compliment.

  3. Marsha

    I always hear some relaxed girls say that their first wouldn’t look right with natural hair. Or their hair is too nappy to go natural.

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