They were hanging out in the back room of the organic grocery store, drinking fair trade coffee and she asked him what he thought about weapons in Iraq and he said you’re beautiful and she smiled because to her that was the absolute right answer.
They finally realized that originality is what drives the capitalist economy. If everyone strove to just fit in, then this oppressive system would end. More of the same! they cried in the streets. We want more of the same!
They walked toward the wall of riot police. They lay down in front of the blockade and made love on top of the Canadian flag. They orgasmed simultaneously. They dropped out of university together, on the same day. They moved to an island that no one else had ever heard of before. They ate fish and they caught the fish using only a spear that they whittled out of a tree branch using a nail file that she’d forgotten she had that she found at the bottom of her purse. They seasoned the fish with the salt of the earth. When they ate together, without utensils, he would look at her and smile and say, mmm, salt of the earth.