“Alone. Not Lonely”

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Jordan
Through Harold’s Lens:

Big & Barren
Flat
360
Scattered rocks
Skimpy shrubs.

Black snaking ribbon
Long
Narrow
Shimmered.

Blind curve

Brakes jammed
Squealed
Smoked
Burned
Skid sideways.

Shoulder
Crashed against door
Head
Crashed against dash.

Huddled masses

Hundreds
Weaving across black ribbon
Long line
Stretching wide.

Unique goat bells
Signaled stud males
Signaled ewes in heat.

Roaming groups
Long hair
Waiting
Shearing for wool.

On the tail
Nomad
Dusty
Shuffling slowly
Barren desert.

Tattered sweater & wool
Loose cotton & head wrap.

She was ten
Small
One stick in hand
Herding
Hundreds of friends.

She was not alone.

“Passionate Fan”

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Jordan
Through Harold’s Lens:

“Oh my God!”
“Oh my God!”
“Oh my God”

The teen girl screams.

Could it be?

Hands tremble
Fingers twitch
Heart pounds.

Knees knock
Pores sweat
Eyes beetle.

Love his movies
Saw every one
Five times.

Lawrence of Arabia
Doctor Zhivago
Funny Girl.

Academy Award
Golden Globe
Best Actor.

“Oh my God!”
Sees me.

“Oh my God!”
Smiles at me.

“Oh my God!”
Winks at me.

“Oh my God!”
Walks to me.

Pen?
Paper?
Oh no!
Not in purse.

iPhone
Quick
Quiver
Shiver.

“Ca-ca-ca-can
I ha-ha-ha-have
Pic-pic-pic-picture
With you?”

His hands
Caress
My shoulder.

Never wash my sweater.

“Oh my God!”
Into my eyes
Into his eyes
Smiles.

Click. Click. Click.

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Tweet.

Omar Sharif

Dream
Wilt
Melt.

“Oh my God!”