Jesse Parent - “To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter”
"If you break her heart, I will hear it snap with the ear I pressed against her mother’s belly."
From the Coaches Slam at CUPSI 2014. This performance has the longest sustained break for applause we’ve ever seen a poet have to take.
This has easily become one of my favorites, goddamn.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
…And please remember that you were beautiful before he told you that you were.