“Us” / Memorable Fancies #2329

[“Because I did not know his name, he seemed only half real, and a stranger to me.” – Lydia Davis]

If I tell you my name, he said, that would make us – the combination of you and me – a way to refer to both of us at once – as ‘us.’ It would make ‘us’ – real. I am not ready to be an ‘us’ with you. Not yet.”

Embraces coveer

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