Saturday, 14 July 2007

56: alone

I have forgotten Ian’s birthday. Even ‘Sexwand_52’ knew it was Ian’s birthday. Ian is twenty seven today. I have forgotten his birthday. I get up from his computer and go back into the kitchen. I go into the hall and then back into the kitchen. I go into the living room. Ian is out somewhere, alone, on his birthday. I go back into the kitchen.

I write “HAPPY BIRTHDAY!” at the bottom of the note on the kitchen table.

I sit down and wait for Ian to get home.

I wait for what feels like a long time.

Finally I write “Ian, I am using your computer again” at the bottom of the note.

I sit down at Ian’s computer.

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