GypsyPerhaps she'll drop out of college, use all her bank account money and take a train to New York. Or maybe Seattle, for she likes all the cafes, the art, the vintage. Perhaps she'll return to California and live with friends and tell her parents that she's still at university.Gypsy4 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
Yeah, that could work. That's one way to disappear.
Maybe she'll meet a rich, married man that will take care of her as long as she's good with her tongue and her curves. He could take her to San Francisco where being strange is the norm, and she could find home in old houses smashed together for equity's sake.
She'll grow fond of small towns with simple heroes and buildings no higher than the sunrise. She'll meet crazy people, kind people, frightened, sad, relaxed people in American hostels and become close to them merely because they share the same dissonance, the same search for catharsis.
The point will be to get lost, to disappear, to find human beings just as lost as her, nomadic shadows that are there only