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|You're Always Brilliant in the Morning, Smoking Your Cigarette and Talking Over (standard:romance, 262 words)|
|Author: Freya Griffin||Added: Jan 15 2007||Views/Reads: 2177/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|The adjustment new couples always have to go through at the beginning of the relationship|
Again, we shared a cup of coffee. His cigarette pack was empty, so he smoked mine, despite the menthol. He reached for my journal and I let him browsed the dog-eared leaves. What was he looking for? I was there right in front of him. He found several old photos of me. "You still looked so chubby here," he chuckled at a photo of me and my best friends circa 2002. I watched him, somewhat amazed. I heard he has a thing for chubby girls. "Why didn't you keep this look?" He pointed at the official passport photo I made last year. My hair was still long. I looked so pale. It was a hectic week, I was deprived of sleep for several days when I took that photo. I had to dabbed on concealer to hide the dark circle on my eyes. I borrowed the concealer from my house-mate. The photographer was kind of cute. I was high and buzzing with caffeine. I didn't stutter but I was clearly jumpy and giddy. The photographer was cute. My left shoe was broken when I left the studio, I can't go back to change shoes, it was just ten, and I had an urgent appointment at 11. I wore the broken shoe all day. I had to return the next day to get the printed results from the studio. It was digital. I got a CD instead of a negative film for it. I remembered everything about that photo. I watched him, amazed. The next day I went and cut my hair shorter. Tweet
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