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Voice lowered, she confides
one seat up that she can just slide
a tall cheap vase a couple inches over--the amplified
stethoscope's all set up, one quick connection
and she can hear every step of Irma and Bob:
how they fight, how they make it up. Flushing,
she bashfully pulls a curtain of hair back
behind burning ears.

Ted Lord, 36, is Executive Director of the Pride Foundation, which makes grants to lesbian and gay community organizations and awards scholarships. He lives in Leschi with his partner of 10 years and the obligatory three cats.