Calhoun was an ardent diarist. He detailed at length his courtship
with the professor over the course of several weeks.
He wrote of the incident at the bench near the riverbend
and the ache his heart evinced.
He wrote of the day the professor called to apologize
and ask for another chance.
He wrote of how he could hardly pay attention
to their conversation, for how
taken by the professor he was.
He wrote that he was falling in love.
He wrote all of this,
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