The Men in My Head Right Now

Okay, there are four. Each beckons when a certain mood strikes. . . When I want to sigh: Sebastian Faulks They say that when you sleep with someone all their previous partners are in bed with you, but I've never felt that.... What I always did feel was a dim awareness of my own past …

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The T9 and Cynefin [Beauty of the World]

"How can I live there permanently?" She asked the back of the embassy clerk's head. "You're unhappy to return home?" "Not exactly...." Her voice trailed off as she searched for words. The clerk nodded patiently. "Ever since the T9 let me off in Cardiff I just felt comfortable, as though I'd always lived there." "Ah, …

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The Beautiful Girl I Met Today

"I need ten cents more," the cashier says. "Really?"  Had I mistaken a nickel for a quarter?  I dig around my bag, in which I'd stored previous purchases.  And a book.  And my scarf.  Where is my little change purse?  Evidently, I hadn't returned it to its designated spot. "Here, I have change," a voice …

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