Happy Valentine’s Day
The Medium Writing Prompt

Love Against Equality

Valentine’s Day meant a lot to me in elementary and junior high school, when the ritual of getting cards for and from everyone in class was cover (and was meant to be cover, at least as far as the kids were concerned) for receiving and giving signals to the person one hoped to love… I never received the signal I hoped for. Looking back from a half century’s distance, I realize I never gave the signal someone else might’ve hoped for, and that that side of the balance of justice never mattered to me. What an exquisite torment that holiday offered…

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