Blind drunks

March 12, 2008

They stumbled down the stairs so quickly they became like choppy water rather than walkers. At first, she thought one carried a pool cue.

It was only when they crossed the room, still arm and arm, that she realized the pool cue was actually a cane, and the stumbling had as much to do with unfamiliarity of landscape as with the liquid poured into their mouths.

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