One From New York, Two From Minnesota
by Gary Leon Zimmer
Mary Ann, Linda and Shirley, secrets were kept from the rest of the world but not from each other. Experiences, good and bad, were sorted out, victories and successes trumpeted, and occasionally tears flowed as they spoke quietly of dying dreams. They were young women of the seventies, cloaked in the excitement of a new city, a new time, a new freedom. I was the fourth friend, the singles guy.