Learning to love yourself and like learning to love your body is like a whole journey that I feel like every person, but more specifically women, have to go through so I feel like doing this is a good way to kinda break through and kinda seal the last chapter of the "learning to love" and just loving
Ooh, what's deeper than what's deeper than the darkest best Kept secret? Beneath the surface, we could Let it bring us together or it could tear us apart, oh I'm filled with it, I gotta love with no conditions Though it's hard to re-envision time and time again Even when, even when it didn't matter anymore The most beautiful thing that you ever seen Is even bigger than what we think it means Reflections in my bloodstreams it's even bigger than
I woke up in this, I woke up in this In my skin I can't wash it away so you can't take it from me My brown skin
Real world, big girl meets world A crazy position, now your dreams is your mission, huh? Staring in the mirror, realizing wish it worked Now all I wish is for a chance to give my kids a Ford I got a family tree that's worth praising the Lord Mama looking like the second, whoo! Look at God Sister like a soldier, hold it down Southwest gon' hold it down, uh I love you, don't forget it you beautiful Black masterpiece! Boy, they don't make brothers like you Uh, make it happen with that Black girl magic The hat trick off of what we must do
Pardon me, just left a message to the city Words stuck between my teeth, so gritty Pay him for each minute I'm seething A Black girl mixed with a little bit of Sacagawea I pocket subpoenas I swallow my pride and my ego I wear my flaws on my sleeve and my skin like a peacoat I see someone like me ashamed to be And honestly, I'm really really I'm fed up wit' it, try to send it up like a Fedex I'm wondering what they sayin' next Can't pretend to not hear it It's your beauty, they can't have it It's yours, they can't have it
I'm done with the struggle I wanna-I just wanna enjoy my life now and maybe appreciate my skin
I woke up in this, I woke up in this In my skin I can't wash it away so you can't take it from me My brown skin Oh, I can't wash it away No, you can't take it from me My skin, your skin, yeah! Oh, I can't wash it away No, you can't take it from me Ooh, my skin, ooh, my skin, yeah!
This is something I was born wit' you know? You can't buy this at a store so hey