Wednesday, 4 July 2007

46: coats

I see Carmella when I go into the staff room and hang up my coat. She is hanging up her coat. I never see Carmella when I hang up my coat. I imagined there was another staff room somewhere which she used to hang up her coat. Her coat is long and black. It is a very neat and careful-looking coat. I feel embarrassed about my coat as I hang it up. I hang it on the peg furthest away from Carmella’s coat. I put a distance of at least twenty coats between our coats.

I want to say something to Carmella about her coat.

I clear my throat.

Carmella looks over at me.

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