February 18, 2011

Romance novels are a bad influence

Oh, how quickly the mind jumps miles ahead of the present, to years in the future, summing up the perfect sequence of events for an ultimate happy ending, a fantasy replete with history and romance and darlings and cheries and whispered sentiments.  The fall is simple, swift, and the chordae tendinae are pulled taut, the heart is full to the brim and overflowing.

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