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Airport Flirt – Excerpt from Do Not Know

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on October 23, 2009 at 2:54 AM
Do Not Know is One of Donna Kakonge's 31 books - Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

Do Not Know is One of Donna Kakonge's 31 books - Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

It took an old man to touch my young breast to wake me up. I did not hear him come up to me as I sat in a plastic waiting chair because my Walkman blasted “Keep on Moving” from my Soul II Soul CD. I was in concourse E of Miami’s airport, waiting for my flight to Barbados. I was coming from Montreal in the February winter wonderland and did not know how to dress. I wore a beige cotton knit ensemble with my black winter jacket curled over my arm. I was also wearing the burgundy slightly padded bra I got for Christmas from my sister. The old man had touched more foam than flesh.

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