Coffee Sleeve Stories

Get Coffee?

By George Nagel

She was gorgeous, outgoing, and popular.

So he was shocked when she, smiling, approached him after class. “Hi. I’m Maizy.”

A pause.

“And your name is . . .?”

“Oh. Uh… Jonny.”

“I saw you petting that black dog the other day.”

“Oh. Yeah. I like dogs. Um—cats, too.”

She said, frowning, “My boyfriend threw a stick at that same dog.”

“Oh no.”

“I—I just don’t know many men who like animals.”

A pause.

“Jonny, you want to get a coffee?”

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