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One of the dishwashers with whom I work approached middle age like a traveler, and as he was obviously only curious and exploring the territory, age has mostly left him alone. He's a beautiful man, tall and quite dark with admirable dreadlocks. He has the sort of hands that one would expect could do any number of things, but I think mostly he reads.

He is the grandson of a woman who was blind, but could see the future. And she told him once, with what was for her unusual solemnity, that if he ever saw a black bird suddenly fall directly out of the sky, as if it had bashed its brains on the sun, the world was about to get so bad that no one would want to live in it anymore. It happened in 1995.

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Date: 2009-06-21 08:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thereallinda.livejournal.com
omy. i'm in awe. and maybe in love.

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Date: 2009-06-21 09:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] doktorvox.livejournal.com
1995 was one of those amazingly sad pretty good years. I was miserable the whole time, and would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Date: 2009-06-22 06:10 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lilacfaeryboy.livejournal.com
I loved that year. Maybe that's why.

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Date: 2009-06-22 06:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] belovdpoet.livejournal.com
One of these days, I'm going to figure out how you find all these incredible people...

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Date: 2009-06-22 08:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlofgrey.livejournal.com
Flirting with crossroads gods seems to help.

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