I waited for you at the coffee shop, but you never came.
We cross paths, create memories, and become a part of each other’s souls for a reason.
You also probably have the audacity to tell us how to do other things too, right? Like telling us to stop being so reserved or timid. Or maybe you tell us to stop being so loud and outgoing.
Today, I am aware that I am black. No longer can I hide inside the race protectant bubble I unfortunately built for myself growing up. Today I am aware that, like many others who don’t fit the Trump “formula”, I am being watched more. Today I am fully aware of the horrifying racism and discriminatory hate trying to divide our country.
You don’t have to have a significant tie to a race or religion or even the police to speak up about what’s going on right now.
I know what you’re thinking; your dead daddy isn’t why you’re single, it’s probably just you.