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The Biting of the Cold

The Biting of the Cold

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Published by Terry Collett
A BOY AND GIRL IN 1963 ANS A LOVE AFFAIR SLOWLY COMING APART.
A BOY AND GIRL IN 1963 ANS A LOVE AFFAIR SLOWLY COMING APART.

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Published by: Terry Collett on Jun 26, 2013
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 THE BITING OF THE COLD.It was the day after JFK got blown awayand Judith saw Benedictbriefly after workoutside the gas stationwhere he worked.Shame about the President,she said, I quite liked him. Yes, bloody, Benedict said,why do they do that?Why blow away a good manWhen there are plentyof bad buggers to blow out. Judith looked up at the moon;her coat was buttoned uptight to keep out the cold.How are you? she asked.Benedict gazed at her.So so, bored with the job,darn gas and oil and all thatmoaning from the customers.It comes with the territory,she said. Apart from that then?she said. He smelt her perfume;it was different from her usual.New scent? She smiled. Yes,glad you noticed, she said.
 
Bought it from my own moneyinstead of having to borrowmy mother’s. That other stuff was your mother’s? Yes, she said.God, no wonder it was bad, he said.She hit his arm. Only joking he said.How can I tell with you? she said.When I smile, then I’m joking.She sniffed the air. Frost coming.He looked at her walking beside him,her hands in her pockets, her headscarf on her head, her hair escaping,the moonlight catching it.Cold? he asked, I know how wecan get warm. Not tonight and nothow it went before, she said.Shame, he said, the moon’s out fulland the stars are bright.Do you love me? she asked.Of course I do, he said. Then wait, she said.He wanted to hold her hand,but it was shoved in her pocket.Can I kiss you? he asked.She stopped by the roadside. The hedgerows were likesmall dark walls, trees stoodlike silent giants. She took out

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