Poetry: Satisfaction

To one of the greatest conversations, your last.

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My letter to Doctor Oliver Sacks

Recently, I sent an email to doctor Oliver Sacks. Here it is:

Dear doctor Sacks,

The chances are very high that you do not remember me but you influenced my writing greatly. In 2012, I sent you an email and your kind assistant Kate replied promptly. Then and there, I wanted to compliment your writing. And here and now, I write once again hoping this email finds you well, given the circumstances.

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Wanderlust: Vancouver (English Version)

My trip consisted of three parts: two days in Vancouver, six days in Squamish and then three days back in the City and, though I hadn’t even landed, I already hated my destination. The lovely Vancouverite lady traveling next to me said: “your first hotel isn’t exactly in the prettiest area. Squamish? There’s nothing to do there! And you return to Vancouver in the middle of the gay district.”

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Wanderlust: Vancouver

Mi viaje consistía en tres partes: dos días en Vancouver, seis días en Squamish y luego tres días más de vuelta en la ciudad y aunque ni siquiera había aterrizado, ya odiaba mi destino.  La amable Vancouveriana que viajaba al lado me dijo: “tu primer hotel queda en una zona un poco peligrosa. ¿Squamish? ¡No hay nada qué hacer! Y volvés a Vancouver en medio distrito gay.”

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