“What is your favorite genre…

“What is your favorite genre of book?” I wasn’t prepared to answer her question, “Um, I don’t know. I read lots of non-fiction.” As a swan it seemed her duckling days prepared her for conversations with awkward folk like myself, “That is unfortunate for you, I think this is the wrong venue,” waving her hand as if she were Vana White on Wheel of Fortune. Detailed costume enthusiasts passed never noticing the odd man in shorts and t-shirt with messenger slung across his shoulder. “It is true,” with nothing left to say we smiled and parted ways.

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