Friday, 18 September 2009

a japanese man asks to share a cab to the airport
and I agree, he asks me where I'm from and I say,
Massachusetts. he doesn't understand. asks, "american?"
pulls out a map. I point to home, say, "massachusetts,
far away."

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Sean Patrick Conlon
The Vanishing Man

2 comments:

BlueJayEye said...

Simple. Poignant.

jem said...

Touching - sometimes it feels like we are far away from everywhere and everyone, and then something like this brings us closer.