INT. DRESSING ROOM - DAY.
PAUL and HENRY are sitting almost in the dark. They're both wearing tuxedos.
She's… 65 minutes late.
JIMMY shakes his head. HENRY shoots PAUL a panicked look.
Normal. Come on. You saw what she was like at New Year. You were lucky you made it by midnight.
Yeah. Didn't you say you almost left without her?
You said she tried on six different pairs of boots.
Yeah but this is different. It's one pair of shoes. One dress.
She'll be here.
Jimmy, will you go out and check again?
JIMMY nods and leaves.
HENRYWe had to pick the venue with no phone signal.
PAUL and HENRY sit in silence for a while. PAUL is playing with the button on his sleeve when it comes off. He quietly slides it into his pocket so HENRY doesn't see. HENRY checks his phone for signal.
JIMMY opens the door.
whenever any of us ever said, "i don't care", my mother would reply "don't care was made to care". it was a well-worn warning in our house, but i was always stubborn and i could...
When the typewriter finally arrived, I was impatient to begin, but I still took my time to carefully thread the ribbon, then re-arrange my desk & make a cup of tea. Finally,...
fawns at our lungs,
speak to me
in hushed whispers
in afternoon lulls,
prise mysteries apart
on our backs
and fight indulgent sleep.
trace where time
upon my wrist
your words are superficial wounds
but their scratches will scar.
(because i can't leave scabs alone.)
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