Love & an Unruly Imagination

“I don’t know it’s really wedged in there.”

“Sorry, sorry….let me give it another shot.”

“Pull it out gently…Ahhh! I said gently.”


They tried everything: Olive oil, Vaseline and even yogurt. But the object wouldn’t budge. Eventually they gave up and agreed to go to the hospital. She didn’t have to go. She could have spared herself the humiliation, but she loved him and held his hand throughout the ordeal.

The doctor tried to calm them down and said, “Don’t worry, I’ve seen it all.”

He was lying.

He had never seen that before and he couldn’t wait to tell his colleagues later. They were always trying to one up each other with stories of human idiocy. He knew that tonight he would top them all.

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