“Travel brings out my need for order.” Picturing the Wreck by Dani Shapiro
Boarding passes, passports, confirmations.
Scarves, coats, coffees, carry-ons.
Phones, laptops, ipods, kindles.
Chargers, adapters, converters.
And then there are the liquids separated from the case that usually holds them, that holds the rest of their little friends. The brusqueness of the plastic ziplock bag.
“Yesterday was a strange, hurried, uncentered day.” Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton
The time to be at the airport, the time to board, the time the plane pulls back.
And finally, the time to go home.