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... through the lobby of our hotel, a local man about our age nodded to us as we passed. Of course we waved back. He then waved us to come closer, so we did. We all introduced ourselves and he invited us to sit with him and have coffee or tea. If I hadn't read that travel tip I would have politely declined, as we were on a timeline to get our bags from our room and check out on time (the hotel already said we couldn't get an extension as the room was ...
An epistle poem about the unknown neighbour
Having successfully avoided you this past 10 months
I cannot address this letter correctly
You are next door though,
So delivery would be easy
In fact I'm not sure if you have been here that long
My lack of interactions with you
A study in aloofness
I guiltily, occasionally, wonder
My awareness of you consists
Of the sound of you ...
... Being There has a couple of bits of dialog I would like to quote here. The first is when the terrifically naive protagonist, Chance, happens to meet the US president. Chance was a gardener for a rich man who never saw the outside world until middle aged, when his employer died. His only lenses on reality are the garden he tended and the TV he watched for leisure.
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... he was the first to admit that there are better routines going round, Karl nevertheless thought any routine was better than none. Another thing. Offering, or asking for, a smoke was a nice way to get to know people. Sure, it was the same as offering, or asking someone to give him, cancer but still the gesture mattered. It was worse to make no gesture to strangers. That could lead to loneliness.
Karl didn't want to quit. He dabbed ...
... a different road back to the city, along the border east and down through farmland, then back along the southeastern side of Mutla Ridge. On the way up we had agreed not to do this on account of the harsh conditions. Of course this agreement was broken though also on account of the harsh conditions. An adventure was presenting itself and it would not be acceptable as men to return without taking it on. Also because we were ...