Inside Jokes and Puzzle Pieces

Hopeless romantic?
Nah, I don’t like the sound of that.
I think I’ll call myself hopeful instead.
Hopeful romantic?
Yeah, that sounds better.
I made you laugh tonight,
and you joked in a text.
This is going somewhere,
but it’s still so fragile.
You smile and I forget all words.
You laugh and I melt.
But really, the most romantic thing?
If you would count me as a friend again.
Tell me a secret,
take a brick out of your wall.
Remember the time I wiped your snot with my sleeve?
Still one of our most intimate moments.
Forever the first,
no one can take that away.