Today on the trains i lost my beloved tripod, had a math teacher guess my age through numbers, gave two dollars to the deaf, and met a man named Roqumon who wanted to know me and be my friend and said i had cute toes.
"It’s important to forgive."
"Who do you have the hardest time forgiving?"
"—and it rampaged through camp, nasty thing, i called it the Both Ends Bug—" (he shifts position) "Are you still sick?" (with a little smile) "Heavens, no—" (in one smooth movement, removes her glasses, leans in—)