remember: giraffes / by patrick carpenter

Remember when you drove down the highway and on the side was a family walking from the bus stop, all with shaved heads, all only with white, threadbare cotton shorts. Luggage on top of their heads. How close they look, physically, all browned and moving like giraffes…elegant, measured, against a background of storefronts, smoke, exhaust…

Oblivious or oblivion