April 26/365 The Communist in the Attic, #1

Salvador had a face like Diego Rivera – heavy-lidded eyes and the beginnings of jowls. He downplayed his bourgeois background, preferring his student disguise as a peasant revolutionary. Initially he charmed me, until I realized that his American girlfriend would be cleaning and cooking for him every day. Comrade had to save his energy for the revolution, after all.

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