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BLIND DATES AND ALL

How do blind dates work? I have been single for a minute and my friends have set me up countless times with people I do not know. I have gone on every date my friends set up for me and have not had good experiences with them. I remember the one my sister tried to set me up with, “he is a good guy, cool and generous. He just needs a companion. Do this, sis.” I thought it was worth the shot so we got talking, the man and I, but I got bored. Aidee is a dreamer, a playful dreamer. I hate mechanical conversations. I swear I  play too much but I am also a serious person. Fancy meeting a guy and talking about stuff like ‘so what do you do for a living?’.

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Posted by on June 4, 2017 in RANDOM THOUGHTS

 

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MARRY YOUR FRIEND (RANDOM THOUGHTS)

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Marry…

…not because your clock has long ticked
or because Amina and Shekina got married any way.
Not because little Mariam – born before your very eyes –
yesterday gave birth to two beautiful girls
even after you had attended her wedding ceremony
and had acted the role of godmother because she herself lost her mother at the tender age of three.

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Posted by on April 21, 2016 in RANDOM THOUGHTS

 

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BALLAD IN THE 23RD STREET MORTUARY

7 lines, 10 stanzas, 70 feet beneath earth’s surface.

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Photo courtesy: google images

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let me sing you a song
about a couple i used to know:

how he holds her chin to his,
and with no more than a kiss,
she knew he was in love with her.

let me sing you a song
about a couple i used to know.

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Posted by on November 2, 2015 in RANDOM THOUGHTS

 

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