All of them are single. Approximately fifteen. They are all beautiful, coloured, unique. Gathered from the vat, the tub of clothes, the clothesline, the bed, under the bed, the cat house, among the cutlery. I knew what would come. We felt pity on us, on our youth, on our eco friendly structure with 92% cotton and 8% elastic. Neither rags for wiping the dust, we were perceived in their eyes. But the trend of The girl power appeared and we combined the bullets with the squares, and cherry with blue and we became the independent socks that you wear nowadays.
(Translated by Teodora Stoian / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
Versiunea în română a acestui text se poate citi aici, în rubrica Ficţiuni Reale.