Saturday, August 28, 2010

We'll never know...

"I swear it's him."

A young woman standing on the train platform next to me ducked behind her friend.

"It's not him."

"No, I think it's him."

The friend took off her sunglasses and squinted.

"Huh. Maybe it is him."

"Ok, I have to hide."

The young woman moved behind a lamp post.

"Don't be so idiotic. It wasn't that big of a deal."

The young woman grabbed her friend by the arm and yanked.

"It. Was. A. Big. Deal."

The friend squinted again.

"Yeah, well I don't think it's him."

And then the train came.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Love this post.

Judy Williams said...

FABULOUS stop action. The composition and linear quality is excellent.

As the mother of a skateboarder, this makes me smile.

I think it was him. :)

Mister Earl said...

Well, I would have to say (brace yourself):
IT MUST BE HIM!

dbdubya said...

Mr. Earl is correct, it was him. Mr. Earl was at the train station looking for her. She was his dance partner the night before, and he knew she took the train to work every day. She had been in such a hurry when she rushed out after the last dance, she'd forgotten her wallet, and Mr. Earl wanted to return it. He also wanted to apologize for. . .

Someone else needs to continue the story.

Sumi Ko said...

This is one of my favorite blogs from Gllimpses of South Pasadena because it is simple and direct. It has has excitement, suspense, humor, rhythm, and balance...the black letters look great on the white page.

Oh, the shot is amazing, too!

TheChieftess said...

Stepping on her toes throughout the night...then....

ben wideman said...

Awesome story for this photo. Brilliant work, Laurie.

Anonymous said...

..... he realized he had rolled over a piece of bubble gum and it had jammed the wheels of his skateboard. He was about to wipe out when......

some guy in south pas said...

Reminds me of this old chestnut...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWGBIexZ2e4

Laurie said...

Thanks for the wonderful comments, everyone!

Welcome, some guy in south pas! I love that scene.