Black Poetry : barbie


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Apr 6, 2001
New Jersey
my 4 year old niece sat next to me
barbie in all her glory sat naked on the end of the couch
blonde hair matted and tangled
missing 1 foot
yet still unmistakably

“she is the queen of all of the animals…
she feeds the animals and moves her hands like this”
my niece slowly moves barbies arm in a sweeping motion
(barbie is feeding the animals)
permanent smile, pink lipstick
amphetaminely happy
yet still unmistakably barbie

“now you try!”
my niece hands me barbie so that i too can do the sweeping motion
(barbie is feeding the animals)
“very good!” my niece says

feeling eerie i promptly place barbie back on the end of the couch
blonde hair matted and tangled
now sporting a blue ribbon
she sits with her ankle crossed over her non-existant foot

my niece and i go outside to blow bubbles

mkhaya lo'

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Dec 1, 2001
Rand Park Ridge, Johannesburg, South Africa.
and then there were three...with barbie all broken and tangled up! one thing I pick up from this piece is that children don't care about looks and perfections, they just love matter what she looks like..its how barbie makes her feel when she plays with her-have long monologues with barbie being the child and she the mother...why can't us adults learn a thing a two from children?

cute flow sista-enjoyed!


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Apr 6, 2001
my baby gotz a chocolate dipped Barbie and I still can't stand her ***. she need some but (LOL)
I think I feel you though


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May 11, 2001
Atlanta, GA
hahahahaha @ shaz : you know thats right !

I'm with you on this one
Barbie creeps the hell out of me ! Americas idea of the perfect woman ........with all her little pefect friends ...perfectly creepy !


Active Member
Jun 6, 2002
I'm not sure if I will have good or bad dreams from this one. But it certainly touched a chord. Keep em comin.

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