[FoRK] And then there's Haskell...

Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> on Sat Feb 24 10:35:56 PST 2007

Jeff Bone wrote:
> ...
> You never really went steady, but you'd run into her from time to time 
> while knocking around in disreputable joints, usually late at night, 
> every several months or so.  She looked so hot, so sleek, so sexy, so 
> expressive, so exotic.  You'd end up back at her place and the night 
> would just...  take off.  A complete blur of hot, sweaty, feverish, 
> delirious, fumbling passion.  You'd do things to each other...  you'd 
> do things to her, she'd do things to you...  things that you're not 
> even sure have names, that you're pretty sure are illegal almost 
> anywhere.  Even her kinks have kinks --- and after one of these 
> nights, you'd realize that you yourself had a lot more kinks than 
> you.  And it wasn't just physical, it was --- cerebral.  Ethereal.  
> Transcendent.  But it would all whiz by in a blur, and by morning 
> you'd find yourself lightheaded, a bit confused, and stumbling 
> homeward to your regular gal.
You're right.  It really is time for me to move to California.
> Over the next few days and weeks you'd find yourself occasionally 
> drifting away, thinking about her.  Haskell.  You'd be there, banging 
> away at your regular girl, and find yourself thinking "you know, if I 
> was with Haskell, I'd be doing this completely differently."  You'd 
> think "I could be 
I know Haskell, and she's a bitch.  Lots of fun, but too much work.  
Sure, everything's great if you get everything perfect for her, but 
don't count on her to tell you what's wrong.

> Maybe you can salvage a little happiness;  but it'll be hard.  After 
> all...  you've tasted Haskell.
> She's not like anything else.
> jb

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