Thursday, June 01, 2006


RUSH HOUR EPHEMERA


The suited commuter on a bicycle coming directly toward you at high speed out of the morning rush hour crowd on the narrow Osaka sidewalk deeply bowing his head to atone for the offense of seeming to be about to impose extreme physical violence on your person before at the last instant zipping expertly under the impinging stairwell and around the jutting street sign while as the other expert in this exchange you have made no reflexive moves in the face of this potential threat to your life so as to enable all to occur with the utmost fluidity

3 comments:

Joy Des Jardins said...

I'm pretty sure this is the longest sentence I've ever seen....and the coolest.

Robert Brady said...

I was oddly surprised at my experienced sang-froid...

remora said...

pure stream of conciousness - sugoi.