XI Fashion Magazine’s first Magical Muse is author of the new book, “Collective Voices of the Tight Lipped”, “For the Love of 2am, Poetry for Insomniacs”, a tribal makeup artist and body naturalist, Zena White!
Zena White, also known as Instagram’s favorite in the makeup, poetry and holistic natural world is on her second book, “Collective Voices of the Tight Lipped!” If you read her heart felt poetry and raw thoughts on paper or on social media you have defiantly had a change of heart in the life of honesty with thyself. ” Writing makes me feel present. Writing makes me feel alive. It’s as fluid as breathing for me…Whether it’s just jotting down words that come to me over and over during the week or an entire story…It’s my divine connection to understanding,” say’s White.
She has redefined and transformed vulnerability into an art, speaking her truth about love and challenging moments in her childhood and past experiences, with these writings Zena White has elevated the emotional face front for black woman and their multiple experiences everywhere. Through her posts she opens the doors to difficult conversations, and brings light to the darkness of thoughts.
Her followers adore her realness and ability to say out loud what many people feel and think but never seem to mention, “I love you Zena. I love your strength. Your courage. Your spirit. You are a fighter. And you’ve given so many people voices who may not have had strength. Thank you. I appreciate you on so many levels,” says one of her many followers, @missdarius as a comment under one of her October Instagram post.
It is far too rare to find a woman inspirational, beautiful, confident and real in her everyday existence, but when we do she must be raised on a pedestal of recognition to let the world know that the existence of this woman is rare but not yet extinct.
For more of Zena White purchase her books and follow her Instagram page @Zenissweetpenus!