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“and in the spring i brought you roses”

May 16, 2008

Taped next to the outside door of my apartment building this morning: an envelope with my name on it. I almost missed it – i’m not at my best in the mornings. First thing, total confusion. Then: that’s medical tape, this has to be from Jamie (as if anyone else would have been by my apartment that early in the morning…as i said, a little slow in the morning). Inside is:

I’ve never gotten flowers before; how sweet is my girl?

Lady Brett
“Blankets” – The Gourds

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  1. May 22, 2008 9:07 pm

    Did she glue that all to the paper? Effort! Don’t lose it… in any way. In a few years from now, if y’all are still together and something goes… not perfect, you’ll see that simple note with the rose over the red of your anger or frustration and think, ‘man, this girl drives me crazy, but for the most part she is just damn sweet.’I keep one of those ‘in the beginning’ things in my wallet for that exact reason. It works.

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