moments that teach

  • eating salad with fingers on a concrete block at the end of a streetcar stop, while not waiting for a streetcar.
  • watching the moon come up over lake ontario, talking about godzilla.
  • invitation to a memorial service for someone taken by aids.
  • sleeping underneath the stars. in central london.
  • driving through native land, learning history.
  • cult underground movies, made in the basements of fast food joints.
  • backyard, harlem. sizzla on the airwaves.
  • getting woken by a phonecall just to watch the sunrise, with you.
  • videogames at 4am.
  • falling asleep to enter the wu-tang on repeat, and waking up to m-e-t-h-o-d maaaan!
  • moonlight in plenty, autumn 00.
  • mist over snow-covered fields.
  • following train tracks, taking photos of graffiti. giggles.
  • unexpected parcels. special delivery!
  • drinking tea with a rehabilitated convict, on a day pass from a halfway house.
  • tearing down at 1am after a day filled with outdoor jazz.
  • empty bars down the street.
  • singalongs in drained water thoroughfares.
  • photoshoots in living rooms (mine and yours).
  • prince’s encore.

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