the check-in counter lady speaks
"parting is such sweet, sweet sorrow" - Shakespeare
I have seen them all.
even before handing over their passports.
Primary school kids
not by departure -
Two types of students:
Smartly attired businessmen
Bangladeshi workers and Filipino maids
lighting the air.
The American tourist
but laugh so little.
departing his foreign homeland
By Amos TohQLRS Vol. 6 No. 2 Jan 2007