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Speed dating in New York city. The man and the girl made of air

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Speed dating in New York city. The man and the girl made of air
Speed dating in New York city. The man and the girl made of air

— … I'm leaving you, tonight. The bell had rung a while ago. She had looked at him like she knew him forever. She didn't introduced herself, didn't even say hello. Then she had begun to talk. Dot dot dot, I'm leaving you, tonight. There they were. — I had heard this line in a song an hour before. Without it, I think that I wouldn't have left him. Strange, right? I mean, I had no intention of leaving him. He was barely listening, and decided that she wasn't desirable. Too many barriers to reach her skin. Pendants, bracelets, overlaid, knotted fabrics, scents from perfumes he couldn't name, sharp...

Speed dating in New York City. Nashe Pozzi et Anna Karénine

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Speed dating in New York City. Nashe Pozzi et Anna Karénine
Speed dating in New York City. Nashe Pozzi et Anna Karénine

Soirée black-out. Les ombres s'étirent sur les parois ou s'aplatissent au sol à la faveur des flammes de bougies posées sur les tables et le long du comptoir. Tout semble mobile et instable. La semi-obscurité le rassure. Elle rassure toujours les hommes laids, non ? Dissimule leurs imperfections. Oui, mais demain il fera jour. Il secoue la tête. Demain est un autre jour. Il attend qu'une nouvelle maxime vienne contredire celle-ci, mais non. Il en reste là. Demain sera bel et bien un autre jour. Il se sourit à lui-même. Refuse d'entendre qu' autre ne signifie pas différent . D'ailleurs, il ne s'écoute...