If you can make the seat and pillow work for you, the rest’s no problem. I’ll just pretend that you’re not there at all.
It’s not about needing anyone, not him, not you, not anyone. The point is that this is an opportunity you may never get again, once-in-a-life-time chance to meet somebody you can stand.
So you see: the only man I’d want to be with is someone who absolutely doesn’t need me. So forget it. It won’t happen. End of story.
Was it love at first sight? The process of marriage began long before there ever was a sighting. Before falling into love, there simply was falling.
Do you think of Pomp and Circumstance, of the dozen or so steps first generation college students take to ascend the stage and receive a roll of paper standing for their diploma, as all their relatives on the sidelines cheer? Who thinks of Wagner’s Lohengrin, the trumpet chorus …
Dawn by the fire, and only six words said over those two days of being out at home again. Three each.