JASON REYNOLDS

writin' and whatnot

Black Fashion

I wont pretend that I don't bendto fashion's funny game Like I don't strut for perfect cut and color cloth and name

Though black and poor my mother wore The silks and linens too My father known for custom sewn and tassel on his shoe

But what they taught besides what's bought is all I've truly got They'd say fabric tears with many wears but baby you must not