In my dreams I am a Lady Flâneur with camera. My name Sophronia The Famous Female Flapper Flâneur of the Harlem Renaissance. Little known lost Twin Flame and alter ego of my Grandmother EVA SOPHRONIA GORDON PALMER.
I would be in the Salon of the day hobnobbing with Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Augusta Savage, Elizabeth Catlett, and Dorothy West. My photograph would be taken by the famous Black photographer James Van Der Zee.
Every week would be infamously dyed a different shade of Red. Cherry Crush, Vampire Red, Rose Red, Flaming Electric Lava Red, Passion Red all to match my Fiery personality. A Great Beauty like my Aunt Thelma Palmer Varner.
Thelma Rosalie Palmer Varner
I’d Charleston and Lindy Hop across 125th Street. Why Yes I’d be a Name. I’d be a Personality. Pizzazz in a Petite Package…
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