“Caring about someone can be so humiliating.”
Since moving to Brazil and still being on a tourist visa, it is illegal for me to work just yet. And since I am a good law-abiding citizen, I comply with the state’s demand and remain a good foreigner.
He is sitting outside the local bagel café, reading the Village Voice, while casually lifting the blonde strands of hair away from his eyes.
One of the girls giggled back a breathy, “Sorry” and waved her arm over it protectively.