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EscapeThere is nothing.
Nothing but the thump of his heart and the sensation of his breath becoming slightly laboured.
For the first time today, his head is empty. No thoughts trouble his mind. And in that moment, he is free. There is nothing but the sense of his body, the turning of the bike pedals, the slick of sweat on his hands. Whatever else was bothering him simply doesn't matter the moment his feet touch the pedals and his butt hits the seat.
There is nothing.
Nothing but the sensation of his muscles burning as he pushes himself. He wants to go further then he did the day before so he grits his teeth and pedals harder. All there is is the feeling of being in total control, living in the moment, of feeling his lungs contract and expand as he draws breath.
There is freedom in this. It's the one moment in the day where his life becomes so simple. Feet on the pedals and push. Make the bike go. That's it. No worries, no troubles, no concerns, no anxiety. It all falls away.
There is just mu
1420 MHzHe keeps a list wadded in the depths of his front, left pocket: where he holds his keys, and the forgotten/abandoned shell of a lone pistachio. The list is his biography, written in the shape of Argentine Spanish:
Me gustan los tomates en verano.
Yo amo a mi novio.
Nos besamos. (Mi novio chupa mis dedos de los pies.)
Las estrellas cantan sus canciones.
Mi nombre no es Eduardo.
Vivo con Jacobi ahora.
His pants are wadded, now, on summer-warmed hardwood; his shirt is draped over the back of a cane-back chair, the most incongruous of antiques in Jacobi’s tech-nerd lair. Headphones clamp his ears, and fill his head with the lisping whisper of interstellar hydrogen, broadcasting itself at a neat 1420 MHz. Bedroom is the wrong word for a place like this, despite the sorts of furnishings one might expect. There is a bed, a dresser, a bookshelf and two nightstands cramped with magazines, graphic novels. An alarm clock
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