January 15, 2019
She writes a note on a teared-up cigarette packet. She folds it then unfolds it for another sniff of that rusty smell. Comforting. She inserts the note on page 27 of an old Chemistry book. She knows he will borrow this book today because he told her so. A quick look at the borrower’s card informs her that he's borrowed the book 5 times in the last 2 months. Why doesn’t he take up her offer to help him study? Anyway, she exits the library hopeful. When he sees that note, he will call her. She's certain.