Wed, September 9, 1998
I went back to the house again yesterday.
It feels like doing archaeology.
I'm looking at all the things these people
the books on their shelves,
the toys in one of the rooms,
clothes in various closets.
Whoever these people were, they probably had two kids -
there's two small beds with
canopies in one of the bedrooms.
In the closet in that room, there
are kids clothes in two different
English was the primary
language in the home -
all the books are in English.
Over two hundred kids books in
the smaller bedroom.
Ranging from Dr. Seuss
Full set of Shel Silverstein's books.
Nothing very unusual about
Not much food in the refrigerator,
but I understand they've been away.
Maybe someone cleaned it out for them.
Piles of unanswered mail on
the dining room table.
Signs of pets, but none around the house.
I wonder who they were.