To all my bros, piece of advice: “Hi” is the best chat up line.
I hopped on the train taking me to watch the Olympic Ceremony with some friends.
To my right was this gorgeous black girl working on her mac, I sat opposite her. She had beautiful eyes, curly hair with a nose piercing, small lips. She had a soft but distinct definition.
My stop was 5 minutes away, it didn’t take long for me to come up with a plan of action, after all I had nothing to lose so I got my game up.
Knowing perfectly well it wasn’t hers I said “hi, is this your newspaper?” and we got talking.
She’s Somalian studying modern languages at university, she was returning back home to North London.
“Oh you’re gonna miss the opening ceremony”
“Fuck the olympics, I’m sick of it” she said with a laugh “there are gonna be tourists everywhere, i’m scared of getting into the underground”
I noticed a sticker covering the apple logo on her mac, it had a Palestinian flag on it. I presumed she was Muslim and asked her if she was fasting. She said yes but the sticker was a “‘free Palestine’ sticker that I place anywhere and everywhere”.
I was impressed and intrigued when she said she was in Gaza recently.
My station was coming up and I informed her I was getting off soon, she wrote her name down on paper for me and took my name. She smiled and said thanks when I told her she was very beautiful and I hopped off my train.
Her name is Sacha. Ramadan Kareem to my Muslim brethren.