She had met him at one of those political meetings where everybody talked at the same time and the room smelled of sweat and mushrooms. He had talked her into the necessity of raising the consciousness of the masses. Every Sunday morning for over a year, they had ridden the train to the botanical gardens at the Parc de la Tête d’Or to practice yoga on a pair of matching grey field blankets she had purchased from a wine merchant.
She had hoped something more would come of their relationship, but he was married and faithful to too many causes, and she had to pay cash for his instruction.
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