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« on: October 12, 2017, 12:38:07 PM »

Glossy red fingernails scent of acetone and Chanel no. 5. It's a brief exchange, a split-second glance. My eyes catch on her like a fly to an electric trap, mesmerized. The cool evening, the dim lighting, the dull breathy chatter of dinner conversation and cutlery clinking. It all fades, like suddenly I'm outside on the street under an orange pale streetlight and there she is batting her perfect eyelashes at me. My stomach tightens, I gulp and attempt a smile. I can smell the Pinot Grior on her soft lips... A man comes up behind her and rubs her shoulders. The moment passes and suddenly my clothes feel uncomfortable and shabby. The lights come back on, the same Norah Jones song purrs in the ambiance. I sit down, stuck in a time lapse---   
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