Are There People Like Us?

“Do you think about it?”

“All the time.”

“Do you worry it will grow dull, that we’ll grow dull?”

“It is my greatest fear.”

“We’ll do something new.”

“Something new?”

“Let’s do it like rock stars.”

“I’ll snort lines of you in the hotel bathroom.”

“Let’s do it like teacher and student.”

“What subject? Anatomy or physical education?”

“Neither. Women’s studies.”

“Okay, let’s do it like husband and wife in the fifties.”

“Polite? I’ll make you meatloaf. Would you like a martini first?”

“Let’s do it like we’re perfect.”

“Like we love each other.”

“Like we believe love lasts.”

“I’ll pretend if you will.”

“Let’s kiss like fireworks.”

“We’ll make the moon jealous.”

“Let’s do it like Catholics.”

“Forgive me father for I want to sin.”

“Let’s do it like college kids.”

“My dorm or yours?”

“Let’s do it like circus performers.”

“I’ll be the acrobat. You be the lion tamer.”

“You be the lion.”

“Do you think anybody loves like we do?”

“No.”

“Do you think anybody fucks like we do?”

“No.”

“Do you care?”

“No.”

“Let’s do it like we’re virgins.”

“Like we’re in the backseat of my car.”

“I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.”

“Let’s do it like we’re regular people, like how normal people do it.”

“We tried that before. It never works.”

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