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Cafe Jazz #1

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They collided on the corner between the café and the telephone kiosk. He, engrossed in watching a painter redecorate the record shop front on the other side of the street; she searching in her handbag for her mobile phone.
Oh sorry, they had both said, almost, but not quite, simultaneously. There'd been no screech of brakes, no sounding of horns, no bottleneck of pigeons phalanxing into the air. Nor were there witnesses standing watching, wide- eyed with their hands over their mouths in traumatised statuesquary. Still, the collision did take place, and thankfully there was no apparent loss of blood.

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    Drew Martyn almost 2 years ago

    Hope I haven't posted this before, but anyway I found this weird little story I'd written years ago so decided to drabblize it.

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    Neville Hunt almost 2 years ago

    Thanks for the warning Drew. I’m now steeling myself for a wodge of weirdness in a story that opens like a romcom.... but I doubt much com by the end...

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    Frenchie almost 2 years ago

    A nice start. I don’t think they collided by accident. Let’s see.

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    Drew Martyn almost 2 years ago

    omg you guys have been busy :) 8 pages of comments!
    I'll apologise now if I miss any lol, but thanks, there's obviously a lot of stuff I need to catch up on.
    I also meant to say earlier, Frenchie, it's great to read more regular drabbles from you, they're all thoughtful and interesting :)

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