#Audio. #FlashFiction. Inspired by world cup soccer and a recent visit to Madrid.
I apologize for my bad language skills. “Me Español es muy mal y Mexicana,” I explain.
He counters, “Me Ingles es como humo.” Like smoke.
But I understand more Spanish than I can speak, and even though the Castillian accent throws me a little, somehow, we manage to communicate.
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It is a dance! Lovely story, sweet and smoky.