Light and dark ain’t supposed to mix. They’re like broccoli and chocolate – just nasty when you put them together – but that appears to be what’s happening with you
He couldn’t just come right out with it, could he? No, that would scare her off. He had to be subtle, build up to it. Explain himself.
“I love you.
I have tremendous respect for anyone who can control his palate enough to learn not only to drink beer but to enjoy it too.
The great are eternally at the mercy of tiny men. And also, tiny madwomen.
Although he was undeniably handsome, at the end of the day, he was still some random stranger, who had suddenly appeared out of nowhere, wanted to talk to me and who knew my name. The term ‘Stranger Danger’ flashed before my eyes! Therefore, no matter how hot he was, I wasn’t going to let my guard down…yet.
I get my first paycheck. We are paid once a month, which requires the kind of budgeting I am incapable of. Life is unpleasant after the twenty-third or so. I’ve been a graduate student for so long it’s hard to fathom that one check can have four numbers and change. Then I see how much The Man takes. Damn The Man.
Lipstick?” He arched a brow.
“I’m on the hunt for my perfect shade,” I respond, deadpan.
“Ditch the magenta. Your olive skin screams for rose.” His deadpan is better than mine.
Someone once told me that we move when it becomes less painful than staying where we are”.
O most excellent of carpets,” he said, “O brightest-colored and most delicately woven, whose lovely textile is so cunningly enhanced with magic, I fear I have not treated you hitherto with proper respect. I have snapped commands and even shouted at you, where I now see that your gentle nature requires only the mildest of requests. Forgive, oh, forgive!
Did god make man too perfect,
So that a piece has to be removed