Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

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Gigi Engle By GigiEngle Updated Apr 17, 2012

A chapter from my unfinished novel

Tonight is about being with my friends. Don't think about Levi, Ronnie, don't do it. He's with that girl right now. I wish she would evaporate like the rain on this fucking sidewalk. Don't love him, Ronnie. I love him. He says all those things though. NO! He doesn't love you. He doesn't want to be with only you. He'll never want to be with only you--

Dane, Matt, Ace and Ronnie walked up to the double oak doors at the main entrance of the Hudson Hotel. Above the doors a flame was ablaze in a square holder. Ronnie couldn't help feeling this was some sort of beacon, calling forth knowing partiers. The air on the wide avenue block was wet with the rain that had just ceased to fall. The sidewalk was damp, and each intersection was laden with puddles, overflowing with scraps from the Times, cigarette butts, and brown, murky city water. The sewer rats were in for a lovely treat that evening. "Finish that, Ron. Let's get inside before it starts raining agai...