Their Bodies, Their Selves

Their Bodies, Their Selves Andrew McNabb Ron Webber fiction hey had lived a clothed life. An accident had changed that. But what was an accident? It ere was no reason at all that was just a word. what had happened shouldn't have happened. So many different things that happened were terrible or debilitating or life-ending, but who was to say that they should never happen? the consequences were terrible. ere were certain at was the world. laws of physics that couldn't be flouted just because And speaking of physics, here the two of them sat, Drayton and Sarah Maguire, naked, wilted. From his side he saw flesh; and from hers, she did, too. It was how they felt about it that was different, but she was coming around. She was the one who had started it, actually, though that had been unintentional. And with a swing of his head--the only action he was still capable of--it was now a daily ritual, his imploring her, and himself, to their natural state. It had begun six months prior, on a Saturday, just after four-thirty in the afternoon, the time each day when Dray would disappear to the bathroom for fifteen minutes of flushing solitude; http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

Their Bodies, Their Selves

The Missouri Review, Volume 29 (2) – Sep 11, 2006

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Andrew McNabb Ron Webber fiction hey had lived a clothed life. An accident had changed that. But what was an accident? It ere was no reason at all that was just a word. what had happened shouldn't have happened. So many different things that happened were terrible or debilitating or life-ending, but who was to say that they should never happen? the consequences were terrible. ere were certain at was the world. laws of physics that couldn't be flouted just because And speaking of physics, here the two of them sat, Drayton and Sarah Maguire, naked, wilted. From his side he saw flesh; and from hers, she did, too. It was how they felt about it that was different, but she was coming around. She was the one who had started it, actually, though that had been unintentional. And with a swing of his head--the only action he was still capable of--it was now a daily ritual, his imploring her, and himself, to their natural state. It had begun six months prior, on a Saturday, just after four-thirty in the afternoon, the time each day when Dray would disappear to the bathroom for fifteen minutes of flushing solitude;

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Published: Sep 11, 2006

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