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Modern Romance

Modern Romance

Originally posted March 16, 2016 on ElephantWords.co.uk Her soul was tired. She looked at her shoes as she entered the train, they were covered in soot from her walk past the factory. No one made eye contact here. It’s a place where lost souls congregate, desperate to connect, but punish those who speak or make eye contact. Kindness is ostracized. As if only the socially incompetent would smile or look at each other intentionally in such a confined space. She…

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How I Taught A Man A Lesson (A.K.A The List)

How I Taught A Man A Lesson (A.K.A The List)

It was a dark and stormy night, long, long ago, in a land far, far away, called My First Marriage. I was sitting peacefully in front of the television while my first husband. And he had just watched his first episode of Friends. It was painful getting to this point. I had endured a weekly argument before each new episode because he insisted on hating a show he had never seen. I wanted nothing more than to sit peacefully and…

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