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"Let's hit the bars."

"Yeah. Let's look around."

The last of the recording had played, and the stereo had turned off by itself; outside, in the darkness, the snow was banked midwinter high.

"Will they be uptight?"

"I don't see why - we'll be together."

"Yeah. It's just to see what's going on."

When my wife and I returned from the store, their car was gone: it had been buried beneath the snow, and the driveway filled bumper-high. The driveway was clean now, shoveled to a pretense of April.

"He has not welcomed her to his family," I noted.

"Nor has she him to hers," my wife replied, "the baby shivers in the snow."

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The following comments are for "Did you love the thought of being One?"
by johnlibertus

Perfect! What an ending. The dialogue reminds me of the Perry Bible Fellowship comics.

I can't believe how much I adored this.

"He has not welcomed her to his family," I noted.

"Nor has she him to hers," my wife replied, "the baby shivers in the snow."

Yes yes yes!

( Posted by: viper9 [Member] On: August 28, 2006 )

of being One
Well, damn. I was reading and enjoying the writing and what was going on, then the ending put my mind into a state of confusion. I can't quite figure out the gist of this piece. I like it but must admit my denseness. Viper9 apparently sees something that I cannot. Either of you care to enlighten my thimble-brain?

One detail that I liked for some reason is the record player automatically shutting off.

( Posted by: gomarsoap [Member] On: August 29, 2006 )

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