Tuesday 20 November 2018

A wound is the place where light enters you

There's something extremely satisfying about comparing old war wounds with other men
There's something extremely satisfying about comparing old war wounds with other men
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Another sign of ageing. They come daily now.

I was thrown together with two guys I didn't know recently. We were all from different countries, so thank God sport was not going to be a common denominator between us. But, equally, neither were we going to start sharing our feelings.

So we lighted on the fact that one of us was walking with a stick, even though he was a youngish, fit man. Obviously I was gagging to know the story. He didn't seem like a habitual walking stick user so it didn't seem like a disability, or if it was, it was recently acquired.

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