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Cognitive Dissonance

a serious limerick

By R.C. TaylorPublished 11 months ago 1 min read
Cognitive Dissonance
Photo by Baptista Ime James on Unsplash

It was a total eclipse of the heart the way we met that night during karaoke

when you spilled vodka next to me while you were trying to flirt lowkey.

Crooned words a wasp's buzz in my ear, "Pretty for a black girl, ain't you?"

Disgust like cigarette butts burned my throat and I didn't know what to do,

just listening to a warbling Whitney-wannabe and my hair singing in 4C

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R.C. Taylor

Part-time daydreamer. Full-time dork.

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  • Novel Allen11 months ago

    Hi, just met you through Donna Renee's work. Love your work, Really beautiful.

  • My hair sings about a 4B on a good day. But by the time you get to the kitchen it's a high 4C all day long. LOL. Your title, picture and words are all on point!

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