Friday, January 13, 2012
Twenty word love stories.
Can you tell a love story in 20 words? Here's how I did it. Leave your love story in the comments!
Sam the marine went to war. He wrote to Francine every day. Each letter ended, “Until the day I die.” Tragically, he kept his word.
Eugenia sat in the front row for Dr. Conrad’s lecture on Aristotle. By Seneca, Dr. Conrad’s ethics faltered. By Sartre, Eugenia was existential for two.
He saw her every day at the train station for fourteen years. She wore a diamond ring. When her finger was finally bare, his wasn’t.
She speaks Farsi. He speaks Bengali. She eats saffron. He eats curry. He sees her brown eyes; she, his gentle hands. Time to learn English.