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04 May 2008 @ 02:53 pm
Modern Love  
To all my MC friends, one of my else-net friends just posted this to LJ:


One of your fellow students won a NYT writing contest - it's a great essay.
virgino_orsino: lazy bearvirgino_orsino on May 4th, 2008 07:23 pm (UTC)
Nicely done.
lorreslorres on May 5th, 2008 01:48 pm (UTC)
I think it's interesting because even though this is written by someone who is probably around twenty, it could have been written by a woman who is thirty, forty or fifty or sixty. There would probably just be more guys or a couple who lasted about 10 years or so and then either literally took off or is/was emotionally missing in action.
betonicabetonica on May 5th, 2008 04:04 pm (UTC)
Ah - excellent point. I was thinking that it resonated with me particularly well (even though I'm not in quite the same space she is) and I think that part of the reason is that, as you say, it could have been written by a woman of almost any age.
(Anonymous) on May 7th, 2008 09:31 pm (UTC)
thanks much
well done, dude