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Lunch hour…9

“Can I pet your snakes?” “You can try,” said the Goddess.  “They will either like you or they won’t.  It’s risky, but it’s worth it.” I held out my hand and dark, tiny, v-shaped tongues, flicked across my skin, picking … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…8

“Oh, you brought a monkey and one of your little dogs.  How wonderful.” “I always keep them with me,” said Frida, running her hand down the monkey’s tail. “I have to ask you…what kept you going back to Diego?  I … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…7

“I’ve been to your museum in Paris, on two separate occasions.  The second time was after they remodeled and it wasn’t as nice as the first time, although the garden is absolutely wonderful.” “What was different?” “Your sculptures were behind … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…6

“It was always exciting.  I loved every minute of it,” he said, his eyes sliding out of focus. “I can imagine.  Your stories were pretty ugly though. Racist, bigoted, you know, filled with nasty stuff.” “Times were different then.  I … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…4

“This is a joke, right?” “Would you like to sit on the park bench, or would you like to lie down?” “Why are you here?” “There’s a sign up sheet on the other side.  Once we found out you could … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…3

“Scott?” “Yes, it’s me,” he said, standing up.  “You upset the Old Man yesterday.” “I don’t like him.” “I know.  That’s what he said.” “Don’t try to defend him, the way you always did.  You were too nice to him … Continue reading

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Lunch hour…2

“You look just like the picture on your dust jacket,” said Topaz, eating a fork full of lettuce. “It’s one of my favorite photographs,” he said smiling.  “Do you like my books?” “I’ve read a couple.  You’re definitely not my … Continue reading

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