26 September 2006 | Vol. 6, No. 3

I Saw You

You were drinking water from the tap. As you spit into the basin, a woman came out of the stall. She pushed your head down, held it under the tap and said, "The sink isn't a fucking spittoon." Then she let go of your head and left the washroom. You threw up in the sink. I was pretending to dry my hands.

About the author:

Karen Mackintosh lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

For further reading:

Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 6, No. 3, where "I Saw You" ran on September 26, 2006. List other work with these same labels: poetry, prose poem.

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