I Hate Travel

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Mostly, I hate airports. One, I’m always “randomly” selected for a bomb check (I blame my nose) and two, I am stingy. Meaning, I buy cheap flights on whim thinking, “yeah no big deal,” then comes to flying, and I have 5 flights from France to Nashville (sigh). Big sigh. Here are some “travel” photos.
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You know… the airport is the only place you can walk around with no shoes, a glazed look on your face, and sleep on the benches and no one judges you. (Coriander Woodruff, The Call of the Spectacled Owl)
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Had a million things to say and none I knew how. I stepped forward and kissed him, like people kiss at airports, full of love and desperate longing, kisses that must imprint themselves on their recipient for the journey, for the weeks, the months ahead. (Jojo Moyes, After You)
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Or the woman in front of me…

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“The Fury of a Heart Almost Wrecked”

What a succinct summary of disappointment and rejection.

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Your story has long been written, It has long been said and most of all, it has long been ended.

And yet there are days when I sat quietly and the darkness you brought is all that its in my mind.

The story of pure deceit caused by pure greed and selfishness is all that I can see.

The tangle of words made to cover up the truth is all that I can hear.

And there it was, that feeling that only you made me experienced— RAGE!

A vivid colour of black is clouding my entire being once again.

“How could you?!”, “How dare you!”.

You made me experience fury over and over again.

I never thought such hatred existed until I learned the extent of how much you wronged me.

You could’ve spared me with all the shame and pain if only you chose to be human.

But it…

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  “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it … Continue reading work in progress (iv)