22 Mar 2010

Learning curves, redux

March 22, 2010 506, assignments Comments Off

I was 18 the first time I wanted someone, and I mean really wanted someone, felt-like-I’d-been-drugged wanted someone, why-are-my-hands-shaking wanted someone, sorry-I-missed-that-what-are-we-talking-about-again wanted someone.

I don’t remember what it was we were doing in that meeting, but I remember the immediate struggle it became to even try to pay attention once he walked in.

Ten years later, I can still tell it’s him when he walks up behind me in a restaurant by the way my brain suddenly checks out.

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22 Feb 2010

Learning curves

February 22, 2010 506, assignments Comments Off

I was 18 the first time I wanted someone, and I mean really wanted someone, felt-like-I’d-been-drugged wanted someone, why-are-my-hands-shaking wanted someone, sorry-I-missed-that-what-are-we-talking-about-again wanted someone.

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