The Emo Chick’s Reply to the Emo Guy

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The Emo Chick’s Reply to the Emo Guy

written by: Ariel Salle

If all the world and love were cruel

And Emo guys don’t grow uncool

Your Gothic get-up might me move

To live with thee and be thy love.

Time shrinks the skin and the brains as well

And hormones rage and egos swell

And Emo girls becometh dumb

And guys grow tired of high school proms.

Those cool jeans fade, those movies dates

They freak me out, they look so fake;

You pierced your tongue; you slashed your wrist,

I’m not convinced, I’m not impressed.

Thy scars, thy tears, thy body piercings,

Thy film noir posters and voodoo bling-blings

Soon go passé, soon gone forgotten

What’s out of style is lame and rotten

Thy shirts of black and eyes of red,

Thy dark tattoos that hurt and bled,

Thy emo antics can move me not

To come to thee and be thy love.

But could we live and love and breed

With no bills to pay, no mouths to feed?

If yes, then you my mind might move

To live with thee and be thy love.