A Love Story By John Wheaton

March 10, 2014 Comments Off on A Love Story By John Wheaton

Liz and Jon visited an art museum uptown.

“I’m in love,” Liz said.

“I know, I know,” Jon said.  He fingered the lapels of his dinner jacket.

In the foyer, the paintings trickled from their canvasses.  Picasso’s women wept cerulean tears.  Dali’s clock slipped away into oblivion.

“Is this supposed to happen?”  Jon asked.

“I’m doing it,” Liz whispered.  “It’s me, it’s me, it’s me.”

© 2013 John Wheaton

John Wheaton is an attorney and writer in Seattle, Washington. His work has appeared in Bricolage, Glossolalia, the SN Review, and the Bookends Review. John loves surrealist fiction (think Donald Barthelme!) and can often be found perched on a seat in the library or hunched over a chess board at a Seattle coffee shop. You can find him at http://johnwheaton@wordpress.com

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