• I know not of the intentions of the mechanism that is polished as your word, but I crave it. Whenever you suggest we go eat at certain restaurants, or excitedly tell me about near-future prospects, I crave your need to tell me things.

  • Meanwhile, I flirted with him. Or at least, I carried a conversation with him, and laughed along with the things that he said.

    And the two things I kept thinking of was how cute this guy was, and how much I miss you. I miss you so much.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, object 6 years, 10 months ago

    The object of my desire?

    You know, I’ve never driven to the very end of Northern Boulevard.

    Maybe one day when I finally get to own that red BMW convertible, we can both call in sick for work and embark on a one-day adventure.

    ‘Cause in the end, that’s all I can offer.

    It shouldn’t be this tough to want this so much.

  • In timely intervals she dipped her hand seductively into the bowl and kept her eyes locked on his indifferent profile.
    He had forgotten once again that she was allergic to cherries.
    But she was going to eat them all.
    She always had to force a hypersensitivity reaction to get his attention.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, combine 7 years ago

    You can’t combine all these hours, these memories, into one coherent film. Appreciate them as moments, not a production, not a presentation. Certainly not a work of art.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, breath 7 years ago

    The shortness of her breath, the staggering approach, the lingering tears that will never quite fall–he wanted all of it when she came to his funeral.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, before 7 years ago

    He turned off the radio before the song escalated.

    Before she silenced her tears.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, trial 7 years ago

    The way he indirectly questioned her whereabouts through their cellphone conversations helped her realize that he wasn’t someone she’d be able to deal with in the long run.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, claim 7 years, 1 month ago

    His claims, his theories, deemed his ignorance incurable. Yet she never gave up on her least favorite student as she repeatedly taught him for his four senior years.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, despite 7 years, 1 month ago

    Despite the calming music and her friends’ reassurances, she couldn’t bare to check the (1) thing in her Inbox.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, together 7 years, 1 month ago

    Perchance my fingers claw through this barrier and rip the awkwardness that makes us strangers, don’t be alarmed by my lack of hesitance.

    I think our hands were made for this moment.

    Hold mine if you feel the same.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, asthma 7 years, 1 month ago

    The way we easily say–“Take my breath away.”

    Unarmed and unknowing the dire consequences.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, towers 7 years, 1 month ago

    Many claimed the towers were a mirage; a trick of the clouds and the cliffs and the rumors. But Penelope packed her satchel and locked her windows, and headed towards the Towers That Provide.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, binding 7 years, 1 month ago

    Your words fit right into the pockets of my heart’s lonely receptors, and my body stays immune to everything else that you are.

  • You sport those headphones around your neck as to not have your hair disheveled.

    And you critique the artists I listen to.

  • I wonder if my lack of response after finally taking up your movie recommendation made it hard for you to talk to me again.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, whether 7 years, 1 month ago

    Whether or not I pursue this major, don’t be intimidated by my coincidental omnipotence.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, sustain 7 years, 1 month ago

    She tried sustaining her fingers for those interminable seconds to dial the three numbers that seeped through the splitting headache.

    She barely pressed first two numbers; she never made it to the final 1.

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, miracle 7 years, 1 month ago

    You convinced me to wear your glasses when that drunk girl broke mine, and it took us past curfew to drive back to your house. But it was the best drive I’d had since my road test. And I kept your glasses, though […]

  • Jessica Bang commented on the post, texture 7 years, 1 month ago

    The cuts of the diamond, the stealth of the band; her fingertips refused the absence of its snugness.

    Maybe she could learn to forgive a serial cheater.

    The ring was stuck anyway.