Mel wrote a story about punctuation. It was wonderful. I have been an English teacher for years, but it took me to this middle distance to admire and love the power of punctuation.
The same with the ability to conjure up answers from the internet. I was going to type in a question that began with “how long” but the search engine ran just that–how long?
what came up was interesting; variegated. a window into what humans wait for.
what are you waiting for?
i am waiting for