Smiling Silence

Cormoran Lee
2 min readAug 1, 2020
Photo by Brandi Redd on Unsplash

Hi what’s your name?
She just smiles..
So where are you from?
She just smiles..
Am I disturbing you?
She just smiles..
I am just going to sit here.. ok?
She just smiles..
I order a drink.. don’t say anything, I will get you something.
She just smiles..
I just smile..
She looks away..
Hey hey, I’m here!
She crosses her legs..
I open my phone..
She takes it..
I gulp the whole one liter beer in one go. I’m hot, I’m thirsty and mainly nervous.
She just

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Cormoran Lee

I pour my heart involuntarily into words, since I found that writing is the ultimate solution for a nightmarish sailing journey. I can still connect with you :)