Humming

Sept. 2019.

Some folks like to get away, I half-sing, half-mutter as I walk home from campus.

Take a holiday from the neighbourhood. A car zooms through an intersection, narrowly missing a pedestrian.

I trip over a loose paving stone. Hop a flight to Miami Beach, or to Hollywood.

But I’m takin’ a Greyhound on the Hudson River line. A rat dashes across my path and I shriek.

(I wonder if Billy Joel truly visited New York City, or merely read about it.) I’m in a New York state of mind…

MC

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I believe that: (1) language is the most powerful tool we have (2) that bravery is the most admirable quality in a person and (3) that the best is yet to come.

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