By Alisa Kwitney
Ardour. the type of tear-your-clothes off, scream-your-lungs-out, crash-into-the-furniture ardour that alterations lives. it truly is what Delilah wishes. it truly is what she craves. it truly is what she fantasizes approximately each time her disinterested husband's no longer round. ok, so it sometimes makes her overdue for the varsity run and distracts her from the actual fact there is no foodstuff within the refrigerator, yet an difficult fable lifestyles is a easy requirement for a fledgling cleaning soap opera author. in recent years, notwithstanding, the oddest issues were taking place in Delilah's actual lifestyles. First, she discovers a number of skeletons damn round in her husband's closet. Then, she learns that the insolently horny plumber who is been solving her pipes and starring in her daydreams is absolutely an undercover FBI agent. And now the entire clues appear to element to the belief that she's the one individual in long island urban no longer wearing on a torrid affair. Which she intends to deal with. Or does she? simply because there is not anything extra harmful than performing on your mystery wish.
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I am just closing Sadie's lunchbox when Jason walks back in. " "I had a folder with important papers on my desk that I brought home on Friday. " "Del, you were the last person in the living room. " I try to remember. " Jason's face looks puffy with fatigue, which is strange, as he went to sleep before I did. "It was a report on the new Biosensual account. " Actually, now that I'm thinking about it, I do recall Jason telling me he was working on a big project involving an ex-Soviet chemist who was concocting some incredible new aphrodisiac lotion or potion.
He said "fix the leak" as if it were a private joke between the two of us, with a sardonic lift of his slanted eyebrows. He smiled as if he knew every dirty thought I'd ever had. And he had hair and eyes as dark as the inside of a kiss. " I was holding my bathrobe closed at the neck as if it might fly apart of its own accord. " "Oh. Oh! " I was still trying to figure out why he was the first man to make it past the double barricades of wifely indifference and maternal distraction and zap me in the ovaries with unsubstantiated desire.
This is wonderful! The house will be clean, food will be cooked, Sadie will be entertained and my script will be completed by deadline. I might even be able to go to a yoga class and attempt to locate my toes. I hum to myself as I pick up the Barbies. I hum while I strip the sheets from Sadie's bed, arrange her books and pick up puzzle pieces from the floor. Ordinarily I am overwhelmed by the state of Sadie's room, which is really supposed to be a maid's room, and has very little room for all the murals and knickknacks and dolls and paint-your-own tea sets that Sadie has acquired from two pairs of doting grandparents.
Does She or Doesn't She? by Alisa Kwitney