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If you’re standing in the lobby

and headed to the ninth floor,

don’t press the Up button. Press Down.


“So it’s not about what you want,”

I reason aloud. “It’s about

what needs to happen next.”


Carla’s wet eyes surprise me.

She finds meaning in everything.



Outside a vendor sells flowers

that are not impatiens

—they’re alegría.

Posted 11/22/13
Comments (2)
She does. That Carla is a wonder.
11/22/13 5:56pm
Carla always gets it right.
11/22/13 3:47pm