7:16 AM
Last night I walked to the center of the city. My purpose was to expand on an idea. An idea of relationship and distance. Not physical but emotional. You have to love to be loved, you have to know your world to be part of it kind of thing. As I walked I was overcome by the faces passing from the darkness. I did not know them, they hardly looked different. As I passed a familiar shop I stepped inside out of mental exaustion. It was my third visit. I said hello to the woman and her daughter who have been there everytime and proceeded to avoid the rush outside. I bought four DVDs. I was charged 28 yuan. Roughly $4. The other two times I was charged 10 yuan per item. This time though the woman was on the phone and would not listen to her daughters price check. Was I being over charged the other times or was I undercharged this time? As I was leaving I was approached by two men who asked me where I was from. I told them. They asked me why I was here. I told them I was an english teacher. Then I said good-bye. All in Chinese. On the walk home the faces seemed more diverse.

14 comments:

  1. Wow, that is a really INTENSE face...amazing photograph.

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  2. you look more chinese then i remember..

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  3. where did you find a meth-lab?

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  4. I built it here. We party like its 1999. The mornings come early....or long, depending on the state your in.
    I think im turning chinese....I really think so.

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  5. Hi! Nice blog! Add me to ur links http://2funnypictures.blogspot.com and let me know, i will add u, thanks :)

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  6. Go fuck yourself dude. Thats what I think. I'd rather eat at the shitty wok.

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  7. did you know chinese before you left? thats a great photo. very real...very raw

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  8. fuck yourself, lae

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  9. I didnt know chinese before I left. I still dont. Just some.

    Seriously lae,
    Go fuck yourself. From the bottom of my heart. Go fuck yourself.

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  10. lae is just spreading the love guys

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  11. i'm with adam, be nice to lae.

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  12. Pity will do him no good guys He is just a worthless hole. Thats why I say "Go fuck youself lae." because that is all he can do with himself. There is nothing else. There is no more. I would like to see him find his calling in life. I am only trying to help.
    You are either for him fucking himself or against it. I am drawing a line in the fine layer of ash the covers this entire city. Choose a side.

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  13. you're mean blades, a man of black or white. where is the gray for lae to just be a dude?

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