Posts by katebaggott


By on May 6, 2013 in Fiction | Comments Off

Twice a week, I have almost the same conversation with the greengrocer. “Beautiful lady!” he says. “What can I do for you today?” “Darling greengrocer!” I reply. “I need a bunch of five or six small bananas; a kilogram of green apples – not too green, though; a head of broccoli and a kilogram of tomatoes.” “I’ve got some pomegranates today,” he adds. He might just as easily mention persimmons, or fresh figs, or champagne grapes, whatever is in season. “They won’t last long.” “And two pomegranates,” I tell him, because it may be my only chance to have a...

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