Long layover, Part 2: Hour 3

Clean out purse. Rub Lush
Breath of God on wrist. People
watch. Tweet. Post. Kill me.

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Long layover, Part 1: Queen City Kitchen

How long can I sit
nursing a small coffee ’til
I’m kicked to the curb?

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Traveling unplugged

We all crave power,
connection. Squat shamelessly
for that next tech fix.

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Airport robbery

Boingo charged me eight
bucks for all-day internet.
Sucker born right here.

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Airport restaurants

Want my business? Give
me outlets, internet, booth
seating and, yeah, food.

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Power hungry

At every gate
we jockey for outlets, our
iPhones running low.

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Travel itinerary

I draft spreadsheets, each
detail a talismanic
ward of protection.

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Packing

I can’t know who I’ll
be tomorrow cramped and shoved
in a carry-on

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Lying on Facebook

Spun as adventure,
it’s a long hard drive with a
heartbroken daughter.

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