Loosely Defined People

October 30, 2009

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One day, someone who looks like the man on the right will sit on the train, right beside me. It will be a lesson: do not render people so loosely, just because you think they’re about to move away.

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Vacant Stare in Pen and Ink

September 8, 2009

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Vacant, yet oddly attentive, this man never spotted me drawing him. I was sitting directly opposite, less than an arm’s length away and was the only other person in the carriage, barring his wife. She was another matter. Didn’t take her eyes off me. She wasn’t exactly hostile but definitely wasn’t trusting me too much either. They seemed like a nice couple. Struck me as out-of-towners on a trip.