B R O W N S U G A R

$15.00
B R O W N S U G A R

This petite & sweet design celebrates sun-kissed melanin around the globe! Comprised of gold to chocolate tones, this piece contains Citrine, Gold Sandstone, & Tiger’s Eye gemstones. Inspired by Langston Hughes’ “Harlem Sweeties”, Brownsugar is sure to leave the tastebuds satisfied 🍯
Size: Customizable; size shown 40”
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Harlem Sweeties
BY LANGSTON HUGHES
Have you dug the spill
Of Sugar Hill?
Cast your gims
On this sepia thrill:
Brown sugar lassie,
Caramel treat,
Honey-gold baby
Sweet enough to eat.
Peach-skinned girlie,
Coffee and cream,
Chocolate darling
Out of a dream.
Walnut tinted
Or cocoa brown,
Pomegranate-lipped
Pride of the town.
Rich cream-colored
To plum-tinted black,
Feminine sweetness
In Harlem’s no lack.
Glow of the quince
To blush of the rose.
Persimmon bronze
To cinnamon toes.
Blackberry cordial,
Virginia Dare wine—
All those sweet colors
Flavor Harlem of mine!
Walnut or cocoa,
Let me repeat:
Caramel, brown sugar,
A chocolate treat.
Molasses taffy,
Coffee and cream,
Licorice, clove, cinnamon
To a honey-brown dream.
Ginger, wine-gold,
Persimmon, blackberry,
All through the spectrum
Harlem girls vary—
So if you want to know beauty’s
Rainbow-sweet thrill,
Stroll down luscious,
Delicious, fine Sugar Hill.