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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Today's OneWord: Misunderstood

Oh, sorry, my friend. I guess I misunderstood you when you wrapped your arms around me like they were two constricting serpents. I guess I misunderstood your gesture as disconcerting, maybe even violent, and surely I must be in the wrong, because you said so. But your breath was like hot onion in my mouth and nose. It burned my sinuses. But I guess I misunderstood.

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