Tag Archives: Melissa Fitzgerald

The Assessment: Hairy situations

In a suitcase somewhere I think you have one of my poems. Crumpled from when you stuck it into a spare pocket for later use and then promptly forgot about it. All is forgiven anyways. Some days I just think … Continue reading

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The Assessment: Blink

One of the last days you saw him, he spent a good portion of your time together convincing you that you could wink. His teaching method was commanding you to “Just do it” and it was rather ineffective but amusing. … Continue reading

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The Assessment: So close yet

Your friends pestered you with many questions about how you left it. The roommate in a foreign country, yes, it seemed quite romantic for a time to you too. It wasn’t, and you learned that late but secretly you knew … Continue reading

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The Assessment: Frankly

He always makes a point to ask you how the novel’s going, every time he sees you. Honestly, you’re not even sure when you told him, or if, and the gesture strikes you with singularity each time. He has slender … Continue reading

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