this is gonna be weird
jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 17 19:11:47 EST 2004
--- "Dorian E. Gray" <israfel at eircom.net> wrote:
> Jon replied to me...
> > > Yes, I've been toying with an aspect of that
> > > for a year or so, after
> > > seeing a graffito which read "Alison loves
> > > (Carlow is a town and a
> > > county here). The writer *could* just have
> > > that Alison really likes
> > > living in Carlow (or maybe would like to), but I
> > > read it as Alison loving
> > > Carlow the way her mate Mary loves Joe. So I
> > > this half-assed idea for
> > > Alison and Carlow's love story.
> > I'm grappling with the notion of the consumation
> > this relationship. Handled well it could be great
> > story if that love was recripocated (or even if on
> > Carlow's part is was just lust)*
> Heh, yeah, that's part of what's giving me trouble
> with the idea, along with
> how the hell does someone fall in love (in that way)
> with a *place* in the
> first place. I suspect that once I figure out the
> latter, the former may
> solve itself.
Didn't Fritz Leiber once write a story about someone
who fell in love with the number seven? I know the
story exists and was sure it was Leiber, but when I
tried to track it down a couple of years ago couldn't
find it in any of his books.
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