[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.
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