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Conversations with dead ears.

Published by Still Life in the blog Still Life's blog. Views: 83

/ Joseph

- Do you really need a name?
- Yes. No. I mean, it's not that I need a name, per se. But say for instance (he scratches behind his left ear), say we were walking in a crowd of people and ...
- And what?
- And somewhere along the way I get shoved to the side, and you kept on walking and walking ahead of me without turning back. What would I do then?
- What if I turned around?
- Well, just imagine. Imagine there's a crowd around, tugging us in different directions.
- Then there's only one thing left to do.
- What?
- Never lose sight of me.

/the jaded middle aged salaryman in her office who just so happens to be her boss

- Do you have anything for me before I go?
- No, sir.
- A warm embrace? A longing sigh?

She sighs heavily.

/group dates, always getting the short end of the stick.

- Sorry, she says, but I've really got to go.
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