Weight watcher –
I have lost 20 pounds and I am very pleased with
My son can’t understand the difference though, he still thinks
I am fat. I realized that today when we walked down the
William has started to read and he is keen on reading the
registration numbers of cars passing – to see if the first three
letters form a funny word. He is also getting interested in
Ten years ago when we moved to a new flat in the centre of
Stockholm we sold our car and we’ve been going by taxi the
few times we needed to go somewhere where the bus or
subway couldn’t take us.
William now realizes that all his friends’ parents have cars
and what he thought was the luxury of riding a taxi once in a
while is now overshadowed by friends getting picked up at
school in nice looking cars.
- “Dad, if you bought a new car..,” he said.
- “I am sure the registration number would begin with XXL”.
HENRY DENANDER lives in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and young son
and he just turned fifty and he works in the daytime with contracts and negotiations and financial stuff for entertainment people but he is also writing and drawing and painting and his book "I Know What She Will Say" with poetry and artwork is available now through BOS Press. |
He has illustrated a new Gerry Locklin chapbook and his poems and artwork can be seen in Chiron Review, Nerve Cowboy, Bukowski Review, remark, Thunder Sandwich.