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Fifteen Ugly Skyscrapers Make a Skyline

In by Chris on September 2, 2010 at 10:26 pm

On the roof, the city at twilight.

She rested her head on his shoulder, but her words were hesitant. “Mark, it’s not that I don’t love you. It’s just…It’s like this view right now.”

“The city?” he asked, trying to understand her.

“Our love – us – it’s beautiful and deep and romantic,” she said. “But all the little daily things…Few of those buildings are beautiful by themselves. Something normal happens between us, and I ask myself, is this how love goes? Shouldn’t the little pieces feel like miniature versions of the big romance?”

He looked across the city. “And they don’t…”

  1. wow, chris, there’s a subtlety in this one that you nail. great piece

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