Posts Tagged ‘baggage’

The Bag

June 27, 2015

The Bag

It is made of plastic; it is a white. First, the important stuff—petroleum jelly, soap, toothpaste, a tooth brush and face cream. The skin on the face has aged considerably in the last few days. As long as everything fits in the bag, it doesn’t matter if she has to fish for something or not. The stress would ne bad, but at least she’d find whatever it is she needs.

Right now stress is an important part of her story. She pushes the stress out of sight for as long as possible, but it keeps on coming back.


The Baggage

June 25, 2015

The Baggage

One piece, the blue one, is heavy. She pulls it towards the curb. Her face makes a gesture of exhaustion. The light changes. She waits until she can cross the street again. The big piece carries her to the other street. She sighs and goes back to get the other piece, the second one. And then there is the next and the next. It is back and forth, back and forth. She crosses several more streets with the baggage. It’s been a long and hot day. Now she’ll sit somewhere where people are talking and laughing. She’ll pretend none of this is real, that it never happened


August 4, 2008

Monday, August 4, 2008: One thing I must do and do now is get rid of all the excess baggage I’ve got. Just do it. get rid of it because with it, I just can’t move forward.