Tag Archives: commuters

kindnesses

it’s only happened one time before. And this time, just as the last time, I did not know quite how to respond. To someone noticing my fracture boot on my left foot and offering me their seat on the train. … Continue reading

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an abrupt stop

i notice this particular pattern amongst people who tend to ride on subways. they all seem mildly irritated with me when the train comes to abrupt stops, and I lose my balance, and I topple over, upon them. some of … Continue reading

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the explanation

i believe i have entered my third trimester of reading The Brothers Karamazov, reading only a few pages each day on the train to and from work. sometimes the bus. and i’m not at all self conscious about it. not … Continue reading

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