Someone had asked her if she was a dancer. “No,” she had said and smugly added, “I’m a painter.”

She came back and found Matt standing in front of her painting. “Hey,” he said, “That’s a damn good panting.”

MATT BY ELLEN BLOOMENSTEIN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 74

Sarah got dressed in her favorite shorts and top and finished off her look with Converse sneakers. She put her hair in a bun with a net around it to hold it in place. Someone had asked her …

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