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Istanbul

Istanbul. Sometimes her family doesn’t call and writes and anything. And this day had made a record contact for the record. *** Aunt Lia called about were they should meet. Asha skulked around the grand Greek and Roman churches that became mosques. Men in European suits and desert robes chided her going in. It’s Friday…

TRAIN

The train car was just about empty, if not for Asha and a married couple in the back. The conductor was making his rounds. He had a jovial tempo to his gate. He took the tickets if the couple. Joked around in Greek and Turkish. Shuffled on to Asha. The conductor looked like a younger…

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Train Traveler

Asha had that perfect triathlete body, slender not hard. Her parents were Caribbean Spanish. She always had her hair cut short like a dude. Especially now that she was getting out of the Rheingau. Her aunt asked her to come to Pamukkale. She packed her bathing suit, sun dresses and chancletas. Kissed the boyfriend as…

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To Late To Return

Looking at the picture on my phone while Mom and new husband battle the crazy weather, New York to/from Connecticut traffic, and each other to get us to the airport safely. It was Saturday. We where picking my sister up in JFK. She went to school in Jogja. I went to my married life in…

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1912 World Series

Beyond what I could see of the ballpark, they was the players in they rought wool suits. The people in the stands wearing there Sunday best. In was any day game, at the Grounds. Someone came to the plate. The crowd soared. I could see that the Giants’ line were ready for him. The slow,…