Elwood's

 
 I was at a loss.

My contact had disappeared on me, and I had nowhere else to go. I had sold most of my harps, and Jake wasn't answering my calls or letters.

So - it was "wing-it" time.

I still had the five packs - holding them back for a rainy day...I knew that skinny little guy would give in eventually - if he was still alive...

It wasn't like I was actually gonna see the girl in the poster anyway...

I thumbed through the two pictures I had. Something was very very strange about her. I swore I'd seen her before - but where??? I looked for markings - nothing.

Suddenly, the cell door opened. The guard was there - pretty big and menacing...

"Rabbinzo! Cell change!"

My nasal-blocked cellmate looked a little stunned, but figured this was SOP for a joint like this. He gathered his stuff and walked out the cell.

I was amazed that a guy who was in for fifteen-to-twenty didn't have any more stuff than that.

The bars slammed.

"Yo!" I yelled at the guard - "Am I getting a new buddy, or is this the penthouse?"

They snickered and disappeared down the hallway...

Fine...

I closed my eyes and dreamed of her...

Who was she? Why is she haunting me???

I had the most erotic dream - and she was in it...

I asked her if she spoke French - she didn't answer, but she smiled.

I asked her if she would consider going out with me...

And my mind's eye gave me the answer...