Taking off your bra on his parent's couch right after
homecoming doesn't mean you're cliche,
it means you're horny and probably
you don't know what to do about it.
Choosing to drive your parents car in new grass
with a girl from your bus doesn't mean you're
it means you'll probably get hit with a flyswatter.
Making beaded necklaces on your bedroom floor
doesn't make you a nerd,
it means you're lonely.
Getting sweaty with a black haired boy
in your hay barn doesn't mean you broke
it means, sometimes, you just want to touch
someone other than yourself.
Thinking of these things with a swollen heart
doesn't mean it gets any easier -
it means life gets progressively