Her eyes reflect the empty sky. Someone to love, she says.
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I have to tell you something, Roxy says. She takes hold of Maddalena’s hands. They stare into each other’s eyes.
I don’t know what forever means.
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“Do you want to meet Tommy?”
“Not unless he’s coming home with you.”
“Neither of us is going to do that, Daddy.”
“I guess there’s no point in meeting him, then, but you should know that as of tomorrow the police will keep a lookout on this place. He’s a missing kid in St Louis, and you’re one here. We filed with them the day after you disappeared. “
I sing to the broken city.
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I was almost perfectly relaxed, tranquil, even. I had no job, no plans, no prospects, no vision for the future, but everything was going to be all right.
BERTRAND RUSSELL AND MY SUMMER IN THE SUN BY STEVEN MCBREARTY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 61
Bertrand Russell wasn’t forcing me to go bowling and drink beer, then spend the rest of the day in a deep existential fog. Maybe there was still time to cancel, I thought. Maybe I could back out.