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Trader Gays

January 11, 2015

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Approaching the entrance to Trader Joe’s, I notice the guy walking in front of me. The handsome guy walking in front of me, rather. He was. Handsome. Also walking in front of me. Both undeniable. One a fact, the other a strongly held opinion. The guy was handsome, to me. Also, presumably, to his girlfriend. […]

Whisper Me

January 10, 2015

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There is a beautiful song by Michel LeGrand, with a lyric that begins: “Summer me, winter me And with your kisses morning me, evening me” It includes the line: “Then by a fire pleasure me, peaceful me And in the silence quietly, whisper me Forever me with love…” Whisper me. Yes. That. As a kid, […]

Can I Help You, Sir?

January 3, 2015

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He followed me from aisle to aisle. Careful not to look as if that is what he was doing. He would just happen to be there. Arranging books on a lower shelf. Carrying something from one place to another. Trying not to be noticed. He looked like a thousand other awkward teenage boys. Going about […]