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missed connection iii

Taylor P.Comment

Craigslist: Missed Connection

Chicago, IL
"I wanted to talk to you. I really did. -m4w"

So I'm kind of a quiet guy, it turns out. God has given people worse curses, from what I can tell, and from what I see every day. 


But you. I wanted to talk to you. I didn't know how. Isn't that funny? There you were -- everything I've ever wanted and needed in a woman -- there you were. Standing there. Waiting. Listening. Sending those messages that women send: "I'm listening.


I didn't know what to say. It's been buried so deeply for so long that it didn't come out right. It came out like a complicated German narrative poem on crack, or like Joni Mitchell on a 40. 


You were all, like, "um. okay. whatever." 


Later, the words came out right, and they *were* right, but you were gone.