Monthly Archives: October 2012

Right Thing to Say

He was smoking in the door of an 8th Avenue office building, wearing skinny jeans and a brown cardigan, wispy facial hair. I walked by, in a wave of slow walkers, and we made eye contact. He looked right at … Continue reading

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The Shelf is a Metaphor

It’s an espresso decorative shelf, sold at Target in a set of two with 4 matching frames. It’s “floating,” which means it has no visible hardware. It has a lip to lean the frames and will hold small, pretty things. … Continue reading

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Simple Checklist

1. He is kind. 2. He can and will put up a shelf. 3. He likes me.

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Little Old Me

Notice where the conversation ends. When you’re a fat girl with a great personality, you get used to this after the fifth or seventh time. You banter, you give good flirt, you tell an interesting story, and he laughs, he … Continue reading

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