Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Analect 2.13x

3 January 2007. Gray morning mist, single gull against matte sky. Silhouettes, oak and elm, beginnings of new leaves. Alesia and Michelangelo appear just outside--mother and son--his young face peering up the street, searching for signs of the bus. Hunched slightly in his dark blue parka coat, back pack filled with what must be books--ready to go. Mother alongside, attentive, smiling slightly--hands in her pockets, the very same pose... G bus appears, out of nowehere, he climbs on.

"Hop little rabbit, hop hop hop," Mom, in San Diego, maybe 1949...

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