Robin Hawke


Displaced
January 17, 2012, 2:20 PM
Filed under: Three Sentence Stories

My ancestors came from Singapore to settle the suburbs of San Antonio. They bought a house with a paneled den next to a gas station. The neighbors across the street, also immigrants, believed a carpenter.

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Amazing how so much is said in so few words. No easy task.

Comment by Indigo Spider

I’ve been thinking about this one, and I still don’t get it. Probably just me, though. I’m dense. 🙂

Comment by Kay Camden

Don’t worry about it; I wrote it quickly.

Think fish out of water…

Comment by Robin Hawke

and, maybe, substitute shepherd for carpenter — does that help?

Comment by Robin Hawke




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