Two shattered women and a bright-eyed child have just sat down at the window table in the café. Both women hope to talk, for their minds to meet; at the same time they are aware that the odds against this happening are about fifty to one. Still, they have decided to back that dark horse Intimacy, somewhere out there muffledly galloping. They order coffee, and toast for the boy who seizes a teaspoon and starts to bash away at the cracked ice marbling of the formica table.
How to Cite
Simpson, H., (2009) “Café Society”, Studies in the Maternal 1(1), p.1-8. doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/sim.110