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Tag, You’re It.

I leaned over and said, “Keep scrolling.” My friend thumbed through what felt like a thousand of pictures of her and the guy she was dating. She tilted her head, “Hmmm. What about this one?” She expanded the picture for me. I looked at…

June 12, 2017

Woman to Woman

“I love him.” I shook my head, “You don’t love him.” She repeated, “I love him.” “You don’t love him.” I rolled my eyes. She handed me her phone and I studied the image. “She’s cute.” My friend snatched her phone, “Shut up! That’s…

May 29, 2017

Sugar Mama

“WAIT! Hold up. Rewind. You were flying to his away games? You were his sugar mama?” “No, I wasn’t. I didn’t give him money.” “You cooked him dinner? Picked him up? Did he lounge on your white duvet? Were you bringing him breakfast tacos…

May 22, 2017

The College Practice

“Can I get a water, please?” I got ready to pay the $2 when the guy behind me said “Don’t worry about it.” I blushed, “Thank you.” “You’re too young to be a mother of a player.” “I’m ummm…” I didn’t have the heart…

May 15, 2017

The College Football Player

“He plays football? For who…the Texans?” “Nah…” “The Cowboys?” “Umm, it’s a different football league.” “What the CFL? AFL?” She leaned back into her chair, “How do you know so many leagues?” I raised my right eyebrow and smirked, “Listen…just know, I know.” The…

May 8, 2017

Married Dating

“You’re being judgey.” I shook my head, “Never that.” “You never dated a married man?” “Yeah, but not like…recently. And when I did it was like me using him to go shopping or get a mani and pedi.” “You were basically being a bird.”…

May 3, 2017

My Married Boyfriend

My eyes grew big, “She’s pregnant.” My friend and I were stooped over behind a rack of clothes in Macy’s. “No, she’s not.” She whispered. She was leaning over me and almost toppled me over. The woman turned more towards us. “See…look.” “Take a…

May 1, 2017

A Potential Headache

“You need gloves?” I looked over, “People who use gloves to eat crawfish, shouldn’t eat crawfish.” She rolled her eyes, “You know you could have just said, “no” right?” I smirked. We grabbed our 6-pound bucket of crawfish and sat down. I started cracking…

April 26, 2017

Showers Are Golden

“You ever peed on anyone?” “Not intentionally.” I responded nonchalantly. My friend was instantly confused. “Wait! What? How do you accid…girl what?” “Nooo, we were in the shower and I had to pee. For a quick second, I forgot he was in there and…”…

April 24, 2017

Lemonade

“…because people always tell women to stay and fight.” She got up and started jabbing like a boxer. “Fight for him. Fight for your marriage. Fight for your man.” I laughed, “Hell yeah! It’s like that episode of “Mary Mary” with Tina and Teddy.”…

April 19, 2017