Alyssa Ferguson
2 min readMar 15, 2023
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My colleague, Jean-Jacques,
had ideas of reform.
He tempted me —
we went to have a coffee
at a restaurant in Tours,
one of those delightful little
restaurants of France,
where you sit outdoors,
in open view of any chance,
and free to openly decry
the failings of the passers-by. . .



Alyssa Ferguson

Born and raised in a literary household, I write to clarify my own questions.