7 Weeks With Dreadlocks

I’ve noticed a little shrinkage since I got the extensions. I stopped palm rolling them because I would really like for them to get thicker. Still no loops, but most dreads have funky little balls forming in them. I learned that you can have a bad hair day with dreads, but it was because I slept on them wet. The roots are getting really long and loose. I don’t think it’s entirely new growth, but if it is, then I’m gonna have my own long dreads pretty soon.  My dreads keep trying to eat my loose hair that I have in the front, and it’s also looking really dry and unhappy. Sometimes I consider dreading the loose hair, but I feel like I would regret it.DSCF4628

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No

So constricting

I feel restricted

Restless but quelled

Silent but inside I yell

No is the majority of everything emitted

I can’t keep being dissented

Thrown out but so quickly shot down

Skeet hits the heavily controlled ground

Quickly it breaks to a billion tiny pieces

Fueling the fire within

This morbid disease is

Searching for beaches

Shores we can not walk hand in hand

This ravenous hunger that emanates from my soul

It’s not mine and never was

Long before it will be

If it will be

I can not help the tears that fall from my eyes

As I’m told confident lies

Of what will happen at sunrise

I long for the day when I won’t hear them say

The inhibitor of all joy

The creation of disappointment

The noose that lies upon the neck

Of the head with the lips i kiss

Unfairness

Someday when there’s no one to answer to

Or ask permission through

No will be a myth

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6 Weeks With Dreadlocks

It was wonderful to finally be able to wear my hair down at school again. I got so many complements on my hair, most from strangers. I’m amazed by the conservatives open-mindedness about my hippie ways.img_9652img_9572img_9287img_9210

They’re getting super frizzy at the top, but the body of my dreads are still really solid. A few of the bodies are getting lumpy though which I’m hoping insinuates loops, and further maturation phases.

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A Chance…

Coming down with an iron fist

The shatter that can not be missed

It can not be mistaken for anything other than

The icy fall of her hand

I ask with Honor, grace, and respect

Something I wouldn’t let anyone regret

But it’s something I will never get

Without a chance I can never prove

That there is nothing wrong I could do

A task of innocence

A togetherness of comrades

A childlike evening shared with a close friend

Purely mental and nothing more

But she will never open the door

For there are sounds of which they would mistake our snores

there are vibrations misconstrued for more

Paranoia in the eyes of those who lack imagination

Instead they grow sinister predisposition

It’s not my fault they feel that way

Not his to much extent

I try my darnedest to achieve the forest

The enrapturing tin can experience

Still I can not help but whine

When I am denied

A night inside the mind

Of someone young and kind

In a pure place for only the stars to kiss

and the virginity of nature to bestow

But they’ll never even know.

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5 Weeks With Dreadlocks

dscf4384I FINALLY GOT EXTENSIONS!

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I tucked sections from each side under each other to create this woven look

They weren’t at all what I was expecting them to look like, and although I do wish they were thicker and longer, I’m extremely happy to have them look presentable, and like dreads, when I have them down. They’re entering the super frizzy phase.

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I found that immediately after I got the extensions my head was significantly less itchy. The original plan for tat day was also to get maintenance done, but I was kindly advised to wait because it would be better for them, and they could totally make it another few weeks. I did a whole video about that day linked below.

This last week of having short dreads was spent pining for longer ones, and waiting for the ability to cover my insecurities with my hair once again, although I’m finding that I have so many at this point, that unless I become Cousin It, I won’t be able to hide.

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