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Broken News

May 13, 2010

wet markets

IN the beginning, T4A sent an email to SNG, and it was good. Assurances were made, pleasantries were exchanged with sincerity despite their digital nature. I would take their wealthy, their sick, tell of them of the things that were evaporating like so much tropical rain and condense in them a regard for the ground beneath their feet, and then the saline deep which swallowed the ground. I would mould the young, for three months and then “we would see”.

I’m homesick, and I miss all the assorted things which we’ve crafted. Talks with Huggles about repeated dispatriation/repatriation spoke of cultural anaphylaxis, so I sat apprehensive. It doesn’t feel like I thought it would, but that’s not important. Balancing it however, is my fear of returning home without direction. And then there’s everything else. I don’t think I could ever stay in SNG; it’s just no such place.

The Company Avatar came to speak to me recently about what I was going to do with my self. Staring silently out the window, all these processes (above, abridged) became a realisation that I was going to stay, until November. I’m staying till then because neither three nor six months are long enough to be gone. I think to be properly gone, you have to miss out. And that’ll take longer; to have something to show.

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3 comments

  1. Bravo. Best of luck sir


  2. *nods*

    “His words are wise.”
    “His face is beard.”

    The coming-from and the going-to will be more valuable come Winter.


  3. the coming back is never as good as one imagines!good decision, stay and grow!



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