shaved and hoping interviewing for different futures wanting the gift to give liking my schedule liking the freedom of unemployment But debt grows understanding interest rates and net worth now
I am waiting at the bus stop
sitting in the circle of light beneath the lamppost writing on my phone
I'm deeply locked in a thought
about why I never untuck my shirt until I'm home
when the bus flies ...
20 somethings in suits
proud of their jobs
proud of their incomes
proud of their lunch choice
salad, healthy, not like the old days
their lives on track nearing the corner
gym membership holders filli...
we got overnighted insight
and now know that things are read before they're read
and when we've been seen
and when we've been viewed
and who our friends are
ghostly vibrations breath social dissuasion...
I was peeling a clementine
from one of those wooden crates
and waiting for the train
sitting next to a stranger in a hood
it was early and cold
a great time to eat a clementine
and I was chuffed
when I drive at night
on empty open roads sunk comfortably in mountain ranges
I'm always driving to the same place
transported between yellow and white lines
curling over the state lines
they drew on ...