I’M TOO EXHAUSTED TO SAVE THE PLANET …
He sat in his car, idling in front of me while we waited for the train to pass. It was one of those four engine, fifteen-minute-minimum-wait trains.
Occasionally the breeze would blow the blue haze in front of me that seemed to get thicker with each passing minute.
The biggest sticker on the back of his bumper stated: Save the Planet. It’s everybody’s responsibility.
I’m assuming he bought the car used, never looked in his rear-view mirror, and was illiterate.