Thursday, February 26, 2009

The Ape and Signum Temporis

drawing by marguerita ( one of my submissions for New Yorker's 2008 cover competition)Flickr: The THE NEW YORKER'S EUSTACE TILLEY CONTEST, 2008 Pool

“Here’s the bottom line,” Carlie says.

“He’s very beguiling,” Bob says. “He puts his hand out, looks at you with those beautiful brown eyes, and you feel compelled to hold hands.”
“I’d love to say he loves me,” Bob says scrupulously. “But he can’t.”
“I’m just too attached to him,” he says.
“I can pick from his bowl. Unless it’s something he really likes.”
On one occasion, they got in a wrestling match, and Higgins put one of his “steel-like fingernails” through Bob’s scrotum.
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