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You remembered way back–
She was in 6th grade and I was in Kindergarten. She had fluffy curly red hair that was long past her shoulders. She had such a big smile and very kind eyes. I always wanted to be around her and she made my heart flutter.
🍕 Brooklyn, New York, USA
to the first time you had feelings–
I wasn’t able to recognize it back then because a crush on a girl simply wasn’t an option, the same way that you don’t consider whether a koala would make a nice birthday present for your little sister.
🦋 Los Altos, California, USA
to the first time you hid feelings–
It scares me that I had the capacity to bury a piece of me so big and pure and whole. We all have that capacity. Eventually, I’ll come out to my conservative, religious parents. Eventually, I will figure out how to explain that essential, indestructible nature thing.
Brooklyn, New York, USA
to the present moment-
It’s earth shattering how suddenly some people feel like home. I met someone – before covid-19 ruined us all, obviously – that in literally two conversations made my entire system collapse. And all I want to do is make her laugh.
🦋 Córdoba, Argentina
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