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Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
And then he turned, after taking a sip of the cranberry mint cocktail in the tall, narrow glass and said, "Sincerity is irony just masquerading as sincerity," inspiring laughter that made him feel both proud and sheepish for feeling proud. The longing turned over in the space below his lungs until it felt like he'd been doing hundreds of sit-ups with his bare toes curled under a band of cold metal. It was time to move on.

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leela_cat From: leela_cat Date: January 28th, 2007 06:01 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Very nice.

Sorry that we didn't make it last night. I was looking forward to seeing you but, really, you're much better not to be exposed to whatever has me feverish and icky.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: January 28th, 2007 06:14 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Given how much time I've been spending in the hospital, you're probably right. But I was sad that you weren't in attendance.

hollsterhambone From: hollsterhambone Date: January 28th, 2007 07:27 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
This sounds like Henry James. Modernized Henry James.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: January 28th, 2007 07:34 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I'm teaching him next week, so that makes sense. Actually, my head is very Jamesian.
elizabeg From: elizabeg Date: January 30th, 2007 05:20 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Someone said that to me once. My head was very Jamesian. Actually, I think you said that to me once. But so did someone else I don't remember.

I always love your prose experiments. I always love your pronouns.
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