Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Those Days

How many people can remember? The first moments with the "Straightening Comb" It was basically a rite of passage for young African American girls where you are of the age to get your hair pressed out. You mom pulls up a chair, or stole at the stove and turns it on. It was the beginning of a painful relationship. A Relationship that has to be repaired for many of us today.  Remember that sizzling sound? I was always Afraid, Praying that I didn't get burned, or afraid to get popped with a comb by my mom is i moved. Those days were the worst. I always flinched.

Remember these days?