There never needed to be smoke to signal a fire for Rodrigo.
News reports, assumptions, stereotypes; call him jaded, but with most things the cynicism served him well.
But he never questioned her. She was pure. Gentle. Perfect. His refuge. A confidante. A companion. The one.
The finest Chihuahua ever.
Rob Goss is a Tokyo-based writer. Learn more about him at tokyofreelance.com.
We have very different characters the two of us; me introverted, her outgoing.
I look at her on Facebook and her life is full of fun. Happiness. Positivity. Vibrancy. She has it all.
I wish I could be like her. Until then, the Facebook me has to continue our facade.
Rob Goss is a Tokyo-based writer. You can find him online at tokyofreelance.com
Okamoto’s eyes fix on the silvery gravel covering the park where he sits on a bench, briefcase resting against one leg, can of beer in hand.
Commuters stream by into the station, central Tokyo bound. He won’t be joining them.
Like yesterday morning, and he still hasn’t told his wife.
Rob Goss is a Tokyo-based writer. See more at tokyofreelance.com