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March 13th, 2008

rebelling for life @ 01:07 pm

"and in the press was not a single mention of the turning point of our

which makes me cry

a small Indian boy watches me
curious; uncomprehending
his mother re-tying his shoes

this old man in the leather hat

was he there?

could he know I admire him?

he looks frustrated about what time has done to him
and shakes the pill bottle in his hand in rebellion...

or more like a baby
absentmindedly enjoying the feel and sound of a toy

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Date:March 13th, 2008 07:24 pm (UTC)
Seen from afar, he makes me think of The Duchess, Harry Hay.

I often do this too on the subway--wonder about people, their lives, their stories.

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