Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

Missing the Point

My new phone lets me see where I am. But I'd rather have one that showed me where you are. Technology has a way of pumping the blood back into metaphors. I hear Stanley's bray subdividing down corridors that smell of sassafras. You're shining somewhere behind the ridge. I can just make out its edge. If I pull back, we'll be on the same map. Distance makes me pale.
Tags: autobiography, everyday, prose, technology
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