"I’ve never been with a black girl bef-"
"You know I only date black gir-"
"Do you fuck white du-"
"Caramel hersheys syrup mcdonalds mocha chocolate chip bran muffin nubian african jungle quee-"
When I was trying to quit smoking
and we drank white wine from Mason jars,
you called my freckles cocoa powder
and I called your green eyes
I am learning how to be a grown-up
who pays bills, cooks her own meals,
and doesn’t cry at words like
I think I just want to be friends.
The truth is this:
Love is an organic thing.
It rots and softens.
when you are drunk but you gotta help your friend throw up