Disconnect


She said, “I miss sitting next to you.”
He said, “I miss sleeping next to you.”

She turned away, thinking “That’s all it ever was to him. All those conversations, all those memories, he never was listening or even being himself with me.”

He stood there, staring into thin air as always, thinking “She never really understood, did she? I said sleeping next to, not sleeping with.”

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10 thoughts on “Disconnect

  1. seriously_frivolous July 30, 2006 at 14:36 Reply

    Why have they been “missing” the sitting/sleeping thingie. Thats what is causing all the concern. They havent spending enough time with each other. Sit or sleept..but spend time..

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  2. dharna July 31, 2006 at 18:10 Reply

    thats so sweet. 😦

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  3. Dreamcatcher August 1, 2006 at 18:46 Reply

    lovely play of words 🙂

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  4. Blue Athena August 1, 2006 at 23:07 Reply

    If only we’d let the other know! Would save the world so much heartache. 🙂

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  5. APOO August 3, 2006 at 11:33 Reply

    ‘Sleeping with someone next to you’
    That would make it more interesting 😀

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  6. SID August 3, 2006 at 11:42 Reply

    What a subtle use of the language.

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  7. jhantu August 4, 2006 at 12:36 Reply

    I couldnt help laughing my ass off, thanks a million for the disconnection :))

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  8. philosopher stoned August 9, 2006 at 23:08 Reply

    I really liked this one – deceptively simple, and yet quite insightful. Reminded me a lot of Kahlil Gibran.

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  9. Rehab saved my life August 11, 2006 at 00:24 Reply

    yap…sweet 🙂

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  10. gauravonomics August 12, 2006 at 23:44 Reply

    I love these he said/ she said posts. There was a time when I would write post after he said/ she said post.

    And I agree with ‘him’. Sometimes, sleeping next to someone is more satisfying than sleeping with them.

    Will be back for more. 🙂

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