i asked him what we are
lovers, he said
there’s something about that word that implies that it’s forbidden, that it’s ultimately impossible
so he’s right
we are lovers
1. state your name: Emily
2. state the name that your parents almost named you: Amanda
3. which of your relatives do you get along with the most? My mom, my aunt Linda, my cousin Anna who’s 6 years younger than me
4. what was your first job? Babysitting when I was 13. First real have-to-pay-taxes job was working in a mattress store the summer after my senior year of high school.
5. did anything embarrassing happen this week? The phrase “Let’s give them some privacy” was spoken by his parents after they walked in on us…
6. do you miss your ex? HELL NO
7. white chocolate or dark chocolate? No chocolate is the best chocolate
8. do people praise you for your looks? Sometimes, if I put effort into my appearance.
9. what is your favorite color of clothing to wear? shades of blue
10. how do you wear your makeup? if I’m wearing any makeup, it’s natural colored and light.
11. what are some of your nicknames? Em, Emmy, Emma, EmGar, Femily (aww)
12. how many bedrooms are in your house? 4
13. how many bathrooms? 3, technically, but we only use one of them.
15. do you have a car? still can’t drive…
16. do you work out every week? not anymore, though last semester I worked out like three hours a day…every day…
17. did you brush your teeth this morning? I’ll get around to it
18. have you ever kissed someone you never saw again? My first kiss!
19. have you ever sung in front of a crowd? Yes, ugh
20. what kind of bathing suit do you wear? Retro sailor-y type
21. do you like your eyes? The eyes themselves are nice, but they are lopsided on my face.
22. do you think you are pretty? I like to think of myself as above average
23. who was the last person you talked to in person? Him, just a bit ago, before he went to class.
24. how much money in your bank account? LOLOLOL
25. are you single? It’s complicated.
26. do you want kids? Yes, very much so
27. tell me what your backpack looks like: Tibuk2 messenger bag that’s way too small for all of the crap I carry around
28. what celebrity do you think is hot? All celebrities are hot. That is why they are celebrities.
29. last movie you saw in theaters: Oh god…. The Hobbit part 2 I think?
30. are you dating the same person you dated last year? THANK GOD NO
31. has someone you were dating ever cheated on you? It’s complicated…
32. have you ever cheated? WHY ARE THESE QUESTIONS SO VAGUE?!?!
33: have you kissed someone whose name starts with a ‘J’? I do not know the names of 2 of the 5 people I have kissed, so maybe?
34: what do you like to do in your spare time? Make things, sew, art, play piano.
35: what’s the cutest thing someone’s ever done for you? My friends threw me a surprise birthday party for my 15th birthday! Still one of my favorite memories.
36: who was the last person you texted? Kat. About him.
37: how many boyfriends/girlfriends have you had? Blerg, it’s complicated.
38: how do you look right now? Sitting in his bed, wearing his clothes, covered in his hickeys. I look like exactly what I am: someone who finally got to spend the night with her…person…after being apart for a week.
39: who’s the person who first comes to your mind when someone mentions “love”? Him.