300 short stories:: story 140

story: Interest

author: Naomi Shihab Nye

year: 2011

where: home finally, Abu Dhabi

note: of course, there is always a curiosity to a magnificent poet’s prose, hmmm!

a line: “His affection for unusual information fascinated her. For example, he loved peculiar place names–Bug Tussle on an ancient sign, or Derryfubble Road in Ireland–and he wore T-shirts from Berlin advertising cultural events they had not attended.”


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