Matters of the heart

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Bat signal

Posted By on Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 11:53 AM

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Hey Batman, was that you on the number 1 bus? I thought I caught your eye and I thought it was you but you turned away. It seemed like maybe you didn't want to see me. I've looked for you, but you seem to be strangely invisible online. I should have talked to you even though you turned away. I'm happily married and at the same time you'll always have a little part of my heart, even since that first day we both had our luggage torn open at YHZ airport security. I miss you. I would love to hear from you. Even just a little hello. — Girl In The Black Dress

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Bedford bagpipe long shot

Posted By on Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 12:27 PM

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I am looking for a man that I had a brief moment with at a New Year's Eve party many years ago. We were at a house party in Bedford where he played the bagpipes. We watched each other all night, or at least I think we did. We were never introduced. He hugged me when he was leaving, asked me to leave with him. I was married, and even though I wanted to, I couldn't leave. I have always thought of you. I'm not married any more. I still think about you. Maybe you still remember me? Many years later? Thought I would try...positive thoughts!
Long Lost
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Friday, January 10, 2020

Should be bitching

Posted By on Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 7:45 AM

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What a beautiful gift to be able to feel so deeply. I didn't tell you, but I was falling in love. You wouldn't have heard me if I had, anyway. Thank you for the laughs, the dancing, the cuddling and the abandoned plans. Even if we worked harder to make it work, it would have ended in tears. But you were a lovely almost.
Tea?

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Blue and Tree

Posted By on Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 10:42 AM

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We bicker, we disagree, but at the end of the day, I love you and you love me.
(Naïve) Best Friend

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tatted gym-goer in knee-high socks

Posted By on Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 3:43 PM

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To the tatted man who goes to the university gym: Interesting manner about you and I have to say I’m intrigued. Could have sworn we made prolonged eye contact (maybe I’m reading into it). Next time you’re in you should bump into me at the water fountain. I promise I’ll start the conversation.
—A Gym Goer
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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Got your name, but not your number

Posted By on Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 8:22 AM

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I'm generally not one to talk up strangers in grocery store check-out lines, but there was something about our exchange of smiles and gazes around the store that compelled me to check out with you. Watching you shudder, then laugh was the perfect reaction to me describing my art. I shouldn't have let you leave without my number. Here's hoping we'll meet again at our favourite north end grocer.
—The Sculptor
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Friday, November 22, 2019

Girl with luv

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 8:44 AM

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Every day, I fall a little more in love with you. I never expected to, but once I noticed the feeling creeping in, I was powerless to stop it. I don’t think you feel the same, nor are either of us in the place to begin a new relationship, even if you did. Maybe, one day. For now, I’ll cherish our every stupid little joke, our all-day text conversations and our close friendship. I just wish you knew how special you really are.
—Your BB
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Gypsy cover band

Posted By on Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 2:03 PM

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Dancing to Fleetwood Mac, we chatted about your cool world tattoo and our love of the band and our mutual friend. Bass player is your cousin and I was rockin’ a moustache. Our moment was ruined by a drunk guy, and you had to leave. We should talk again.
—Dancefloor Smitten
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Thursday, November 14, 2019

To the cute bouncer at a trendy nightclub

Posted By on Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 3:59 PM

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We met a while ago when I was home for a visit. I didn't know then that I'd become so smitten with you over the months to come. Although we live in different places, I keep hoping you'll give this a real try.
—Your Sarcastic Toronto Friend
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

LoveButt

Posted By on Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 1:56 PM

You don't need to keep leaving me treats and greeting cards in my doorway, I'm grateful to simply be alongside you.
—LunchButt
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Just a couple of dunces II

Posted By on Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 3:38 PM

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“Oh, Fortuna, you capricious sprite!” I always tell people about our lovely, spontaneous encounter on the bus. About how it was a perfect rom-com set-up, and how I was so stupid to let you go without asking for your number.
—Find Me
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Friday, October 18, 2019

Love at first sight

Posted By on Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 8:32 AM

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I first saw you a couple weeks ago, standing at the cash, very shy and very beautiful. I saw you again last night at your work, mentioning to me you were getting off work in 30 minutes. You were wearing a yellow rain coat inside and your adorable "my mobile" necklace/pouch hanging from your neck. We had a quick conversation as I was buying my water and beef jerky, and I left, also too shy to say anything more.
—Beef Jerky Guy
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Friday, August 16, 2019

Teacher hot for teacher

Posted By on Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 8:27 AM

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I was really enjoying talking with you, and after complimenting each other and confirming a mutual attraction, was going to suggest getting together for a coffee or a drink the next day. Much to my chagrin, you seem to have deleted your profile. If you’re out there and see this, maybe the song “Georgia on my Mind” will jog your memory. Would love to meet to get to know you.
—A “_ _ _ _ _ _ _” Peach
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Let's be honest

Posted By on Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 1:10 PM

I've only known you two months, but I feel more comfortable around you than anyone I've ever met. You're thoughtful, fun, intelligent and silly. I want to thank you for helping me change my lifestyle, and for all the fantastic adventures we've had. I hope there's many, many more.
—Arty A
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Monday, August 5, 2019

42-year-old handsome teacher (great smile, salt-and-pepper curls, ink)

Posted By on Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 8:02 AM

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I really enjoyed talking with you over the last few days, A. I had planned to ask you out today but was disappointed to see you’d disappeared (one of the many cons of today’s dating culture). If I see you around, I shall bite the bullet and risk asking. Happy summer!

If you read this and Georgia is on your mind, this is for you.
—G
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