It is so easy to love someone drunk and in the dark The trick is keeping that love around when you feel like the sunlight is slicing your head open, creeping through the crack in the curtains Can you love them in the daylight? Can you love them at 11am when you go for brunch, and you realise they drink coffee like it's water? Can you love them at 4pm when you meet their family? Can you love them when it's 5pm and they haven't gotten out of bad, or they feel like they can't? Can you love them when you realise they're a person? They're a person with a past and a future and a heart They're not just warmth and company, something you can forget about the next morning Can you deal with the realisation that they're going to see you in the light as well? They're going to see your freckles and your scars, the way your nose crinkles when you laugh They're going to see you cry and snort and spit out your toothpaste
It is so easy to love someone drunk and in the dark But it is so much easier to be loved drunk and in the dark.