Etsy.swimmer

Sophie Blackall creates illustrations from "Missed Connections" ads.  The caption for the image above reads:

Saturday, September 5, 2009
- m4m - 29 (astoria)
we were both swimming around 5-6 in astoria pool. we ended up walking the same direction in the park for a while but didn't talk. i wish i had said hi...so i figured i would on here.
worth a shot.

(Hat tip: Laughing Squid)

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