The Small Humanities

Man and Child on a bridge

in Guangzhou 2008

 Late afternoon in Guangzhou there is a motorcycle accident.

The child is injured on the road while the traffic just lines up

and waits for drama to finish. No one offers to help. I am whisked away

in my train wondering this pairs fate.

  China is always seen as a giant economic powerhouse casting a shadow

over the future. But this is made possible by little people,

with their own personal experience of life, the small humanities