The tape of my childhood

long shadows of tall eucalyptus trees

a frame

red dusty road awaiting Dad’s Fiat

a frame

driving my toy truck to Lebanon for a heroic rescue

a frame

fear of the man with octopus legs

a frame

dancing in the monsoon,fall,blood,less teeth

a frame

toddling sister lost in the festival

a frame

toddling sister recovered in the same festival , ice cream on recovery

a frame

favorite ball,across the wall,assumed lost

a frame

army man ,behind the bunker ,returned ball,friend

a frame

5 stories from grandpa before his death

a frame

smelling blank crisp new school books

a frame

street food and blasphemous Nintendo video games

a frame

vcr , family movie ,celebration

a frame

all frames, put together like tape, never to be ended

rewind,play,rewind,play….forever

my childhood

snap,lost

my childhood