If Not Romance
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If Not Romance

An American Student in a Parisian Summer: Part II “That night, I walked.”

J. B. MacMatheson

Image courtesy of moi, taken during my misadventures.

“Why did you say no?”

The voice was quiet but the question seemed to cut clean through the bustling movement of the city around me. The sound of speeding Renaults, chattering voices, distant sirens, and the rushing waters of the Seine instantly dropped away and all I could hear was the rhythmic…




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J. B. MacMatheson

J. B. MacMatheson

VMI Graduate of the Class of 2016, Bagpiper, Pilot, and English Teacher from Virginia with a love of language and history.

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