Vagabond Voices
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Vagabond Voices

Under the Shade of Coconut Trees

Of eternal fruit and dead roots

Photo by Rock Staar on Unsplash

I bought happiness at a farmer’s market in Kauai for seven dollars.

It only lasted a few minutes — maybe a dollar per minute. But it was enough.

The farmer didn’t even do much. I’m sure he did some back-end work. But at the moment the money exchanged hands, he only swung his machete to create an opening…

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Carlos Garbiras

Carlos Garbiras

Storyteller sorting out the deeply ingrained neurosis of a topsy-turvy upbringing in Colombia.|| garbiras.me || Unequivocally Ambiguous Cultural Critiques