leafreitas:

“She does not know
Her beauty,
She thinks her brown body
Has no glory.
If she could dance
Naked,
Under palm trees
And see her image in the river
She would know.
But there are no palm trees
On the street,
And dishwater gives back no images.”

Nina Simone 

published: 1 year ago, with: 2,507 notes
reblogged from: chocolatehighhh + originally from: blackpoemusic.

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    This is one of the most beautiful pieces I’ve ever seen. Would looooove to have it in my abode.
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    By Waring Cuney “No Images”
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