#33 *

by THE LONER

Get to know girl in lecture, talk a lot, thinks she likes me. Talk about pets, ask her if she has a dog, she responds that shes a cat person.  Two weeks later, give her a poem, The Cat, by Baudelaire.  Reads it for a sec, tells me she likes it, but has “no access to poetry” and puts it on the table.

Make small talk for the rest of the lecture. At the end I ask her if she wants go to a party tonight, she says that she already has a date, hands me the poem, tells me to not forget it and leaves…