Last fall, as part of our Modern Love at 13 project, we asked readers to submit haikulike versions of their love stories. We received, well, a few (ahem, north of 9,000) and shared some of our favorites then. Here is another batch of 13-word stories that caught our eye.

去年秋天,我们的“13个词的现代爱情”计划邀请读者提交他们的俳句式爱情故事。我们收到了一些(9000多条吧,嘿嘿),并分享了我们最喜欢的几条。这里是另一批吸引我们的13词故事。

“Love Is ...” takes a look at love in many forms. Love what you see? Read more of the series here.

“爱是……”以各种各样的形式去看待爱情。爱你所看到的吗?点击这里阅读更多。

I will never mistake your amazing gooeyness. I love you, mac ’n’ cheese.

你那美妙的黏黏糊糊我永远不会弄错。我爱你,起司通心粉。

Kornelia Gondek

科内利亚·冈德克(Kornelia Gondek)

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Don’t expect sex to be sexy at 60 if it’s not at 16.

如果16岁的性爱不够性感,不要指望到60岁时会有所改善。

Laura Docter

劳拉·博克特(Laura Docter)

Cuba. You were Danish. I complimented your Speedos. You said, “Thanks, they’re secondhand.”

在古巴。你是丹麦人。我称赞你的速比涛(Speedo)游泳装备。你说,“谢谢,是二手的。”

Aliya Hashemi

艾丽娅·哈什米(Aliya Hashemi)

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Has anyone ever been consistently so happy to see me as my dog?

还有什么人像我的狗那样总是很高兴看到我?

Rebecca Short

丽贝卡·肖特(Rebecca Short)

I talk in the mornings. She doesn’t. But we’ve made it this long.

我爱在早上说话。她不说。但我们还是在一起这么久了。

Joseph Thomas

约瑟夫·托马斯(Joseph Thomas)

He wrote me a poem, but I recognized it as Depeche Mode lyrics.

他给我写了一首诗,但我认出是“赶时髦”(Depeche Mode)乐队的歌词。

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Liza Wyles

丽莎·维勒斯(Liza Wyles)

We both like Mountain Dew and sticking our tongues out; the important stuff.

我们都喜欢激浪汽水(Mountain Dew)和吐舌头;都是重要的事。

Imran Ullah

伊姆兰·乌拉(Imran Ullah)

Our friends keep on having babies. We moved to Europe. We sleep great.

我们的朋友们不断地生孩子。我们搬到了欧洲。我们睡得很好。

Katherine Bayard

凯瑟琳·贝亚德(Katherine Bayard)

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Waiter, please set the table for three: my girlfriend, her anxiety and me.

服务员,请上三份餐具:给我、我的女朋友,以及她的焦虑。

Marek Piechowicz

马雷克·皮克维茨(Marek Piechowicz)

My kids moved out and he moved in; my first dog, named Wilbur.

我的孩子们搬了出去,他搬进来了;他是我的第一只狗,名叫威尔伯。

Hilary Sigismondi

希拉里·西吉斯蒙迪(Hilary Sigismondi)

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45 years bliss. Then 13-word challenge. Now can’t agree. Love doomed. Thanks.

45年的幸福。13个词的挑战。现在谈不拢了。爱情没了。谢谢啊。

Barry Evans

巴里·埃文斯(Barry Evans)


You had me at, “Don’t worry, I haven’t watched ‘Game of Thrones,’ either.”

听到那句“别担心,我也没看过《权力的游戏》”已经足够。

Stephanie Ades

史蒂芬妮·阿德斯(Stephanie Ades)

Years from now, I hope the headline doesn’t become “Buddhism stole my boyfriend.”

我希望多年以后标题不会成为“佛教偷走了我的男朋友”。

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Allison Poirot

艾莉森·波洛特(Allison Poirot)

Never kiss and tell, especially when you are kissing an Army intelligence commander.

别刚亲完就说出去,尤其是如果亲的是一个陆军情报指挥官。(短语“kiss and tell”有泄露秘密、背叛他人信任的意思。——译注)

Jennifer Greenberg

詹妮弗·格林伯格(Jennifer Greenberg)

Post-kiss, it was never going to work. Maybe it was the Doritos.

吻后,咱们没戏的。可能是因为多力多滋玉米片。

Monika Gupta

莫妮卡·古普塔(Monika Gupta)