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The Awkwardness of Common Places Series: Elevated in the Morning

Elevators are particularly awkward in the morning. First, the rush in. Hands hold the door so it does not crush anyone. Then comes the pressing of buttons, clumsily, coffee in hand maybe, or music still crying out of earphones. A … Continue reading

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Sangre

por Benito, invitado especial (escrito en 2006) VIERNES AL MEDIODIA (Casa de mi hermano): -Che, Benito, ¿podés donar sangre para mi suegro? -Me pregunta inocentemente mi hermano, mientras estaba instalandole internet inálambrica, en lo que se conoce como un combo … Continue reading

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The Awkwardness of Common Places Series: Subway

Subway she is a porno And the pavements they are a mess Interpol – “NYC” The subway during rush hour forces us to face each other intimately. We push and move and squeeze between strangers. We stop caring about the … Continue reading

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Missed connections, missed opportunities

On a subway in Tokyo, “X” can barely breathe. He is going to work at the same time as thousands of people who are cramming the train. They press against him. It is like this everyday. But today, this morning, … Continue reading

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Tennis – Buenos Aires

Tennis in Buenos Aires. Not the usual tennis crowd.

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Conversation: Romantic Comedy

“Is it possible to buy a ticket at the check-in desk?” “Sure, Hugh Grant does it in every movie he is in, so I guess you could. I think you need to get on the subway only to realize you … Continue reading

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Conversación: la conquista del mundo

“Chau, nos vemos, conquistá al mundo.” “Esa es la idea”  

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