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THIS IS A YEAR OF THE PIG CONTEST ENTRY

Wanda Hu

Published by DARREL | Monday, September 09, 2019 6:23 PM


Prompt: wonder


So what you going get for your girlfriend? Valentine Day l’dat?
--I no mo girlfriend, Uncle.
No mo? Bettah get one before you get too old like me.
--You had girlfriend? Or was always Aunty?
Girlfriends, boy. Girlfriends. I was one Romeo and all da Juliets went call fo me: Romeo, Romeo where fo you stay?
--Not!
Yeah. I no kid you. You gotta know how.
--How you got your first girlfriend?
My first one? Wanda Hu. Da guys all used to tease her, sing da Book of Love song to her, “Well, I Wan-da, Wan-da, Hu, who wrote da book of love…” Me too, I used to sing wit dem cause I donno how ack in front of one cute girl, so instead we ack stupid.
--Das funny, Uncle!
Jes no ack stupid, boy. I saw her cry little bit one time when we was being stupid. So I went give her my hankerchief.
--Went work?
Of course. When she gimme back my hankerchief, all wash and ironed, I told her she can borrow anytime she like. As long as I nevah use um first. Made her laugh.



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