greyish blue eyes
lashes lusciously thick
coupled with Angelina Jolie lips
buttery cinnamony skin
sashaying provocatively through the wind
sveltely thin due to my veganism
sipping daily on moscatos and gin
hopping on million-dollar jets
paris on weekends
summers in st. barts
sexting on luxurious yachts
collecting red bottoms as a main hobby
washing dishes in gucci tops
golden retrievers sporting ruffled fendi rumps
is everything i’m always not
pest like in nature, scales of social justice not in her favor
first time i visited her house wanted to make it my last
but something about her demeanor makes up what she lacks in class
wonder if she’s like the others just wanting to have someone’s baby
never understanding a slew of unplanned conceptions doesn’t make her a lady
bleaching her skin trying to erase her true essence
pungent odor of malaysian weave is all that you smell in her presence
i want to educate, love and nurture
but i’ll save myself the headache and stop our romance from going any further
let me be your constant muse
that i will find a way to be your everything
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do you love yourself unconditionally with no only ifs or maybes?
if so i want you to conceive and help raise our babies
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tell me about your goals and can you see me beside you as you attain them?
i simply want to make you whole and for all your ambitions–i’ll never tame them
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what kind of relationship do you have with your mom and dad?
was their separation the reason you’re often sad?
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what happened in your past relationships?
where they all the issue or did you sometimes flip?
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can you love someone outside of yourself?
cherish their time in sickness and in health?
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how many kids do you see yourself having?
are you ready for potty training, terrible twos and constant babbling?
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where do you see yourself in ten years?
will you conquer your goals or be overtaken by your fears?
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do you believe you have what it takes to be a great wife and mother?
will you sacrifice for me and never give yourself to another?
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what makes a good husband to you?
is it about looks and money or is it making sure his heart is true love?
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do you value spending time and showing affection?
or are you more comfortable gazing at your own reflection?
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Written by MAN (Byron Simmons) & WOMAN (Yanique Norman)
“Basic Recital: Act I” performed by Rita-Ashley Cunningham