Saturday, February 8, 2014

Night swimming

One month in, I sleep and dream in disjointed fragments. Henry's viper tongue and clear vodka cocktails send my heart racing until it threatens to stop completely.

Some nights we're awake together, the three of us in the saturated lights and Henry's oversized Moschino T-shirts. His sister does most of the talking while I smoke my cigarettes by the kitchen fan. "Those things will kill you" she says, as if I ever planned on growing old.

I ask about their family. She tells the pedestrian story of a loving father and soft-hearted mother but talks as if reading from a movie script. It looks fine from a distance, like an H&M jacket on a Dior mannequin, but in-between the lines are the little imperfections that keep me intrigued. Henry stares at the table. He knows she's lying.














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41 comments:

  1. Cigarettes are delicious. Families will kill you. I wish I still smoked.

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  2. Some people want to remember their childhood differently... it makes them feel better about themselves... I say be 100% hones... the truth is always better than a lie...

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  3. I agree with Rich.,.
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  4. so many things kill us, cigarettes least of all....

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  9. Reading your blog is like watching a film in slow motion, one scene after the other.

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  10. Your blog's title is wonderful ! :)

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  12. I read somewhere that smoking kills and so does life..

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  13. I couldn't have said it better than Alice S., I really enjoy watching/ reading this movie! :)

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  14. Nice to be able to continue reading your story, grand fairy tale ... :)

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  15. Lately I've been hearing that all the time when I smoke too
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  16. The photos are so dreamy and ethereal, love them!
    "an H&M jacket on a Dior mannequin" -» brilliant ahah

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  17. avy i'm in love with your writing xxx

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  18. I sometimes tend to do the same thing Henry's sister did; and I am not even a great liar, but I still do it, like somehow I can change the truth.

    (thank you for your support on my blog, and it means a lot to me to see a comment from such a lovely person)

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  19. Truth is better than lie, but sometimes people do believe in those lies they say) Great article, I've just read it in one breath!
    Have a fabulous time!

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  20. thanks for your last comment, love your blog lots xx

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  22. This writing and these pictures are absolutely beautiful!
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  23. "...as if I ever planned on growing old." brilliance x
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  24. Such a perfect post! I love love love the pictures. x

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  25. "as if i ever planned on growing old" ....loved that thought..... I share that thought..

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  26. an H&M jacket on a Dior mannequin...genius.

    And I loved your last comment, it made me grin into my laptop xx

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  27. Nobody knows he/she has grown until he/she knows when someone is lying...

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