Whenever - Mary+EmmaI'm unfamiliar with the inner workings of a family. I've read about it in civics; I've learned about it being the basic unit of society. I've seen examples of it growing and fading away around me and I've listened to stories of the struggles it must cope with when the time comes. I've seen it succeed and I've seen it fail; I've stood witness to its creation and expansion, but I've never had a family of my own to experience. I had no idea all of this was about to change.More Like This
Whenever I need someone to talk to, she can feel my hesitation and she offers me advice, and she lets me choose whether I want to accept it or not. When I've closed the door for anyone and everyone in the world and when I've thrown the key into a bottomless chasm, she is there to pick the lock like the King of Thieves but she won't do it until I realize I've locked myself in and I need her help.
Whenever she sees me with the occasional cigarette pressed to my lips, her brow furrows and she gives me a lecture on t
Just Kidding - July 2011She called me her Kentucky Cutie.More Like This
Never go to summer camp, you might fall in love.
We spent three weeks together in Vermont. It wasn't long enough. To the moment we drove away I had my arm around her. She's the perfect height for it, with her arm round my waist and mine round her shoulders. What did we talk about? I don't remember. When did I start loving her? I don't remember. Another time & place... we would have been a wonderful couple. I'm sure of it. She lives in Seattle. I should have called her Seattle Sweetie. She made me a ring. It's a Möbius strip. Goes on forever. She probably doesn't even know it. She drew a picture of me. She likes to draw old-fashioned renaissancey women, all soft curves and downcast eyes. In mine, I am beautiful. Is that how she saw me, all smooth and gazing out of the scene? She falls into an Italian accent most of the time, even though she's from Romania (adopted) and lived in Morocco (speaks French). The first time I talked to her she told me abo