(From here on, they all count . . .
Whatever you think to say now will
sound silly. It is not about
patience, or wanting a thing so badly
that you can never have it. That's
the easy answer. The difficult question
occurs when you least expect it,
that's the candidness of real life, someone
you trust betraying your smallest
secret. BW recounting the story of
driving across the desert north of
Bakersfield, chasing the big priceless
Picasso and Miro canvases tumbling
end over end across the sand in the wind.
Dizzy with laughter, thinking how
absurd life can be, when the biggest secret
you've kept is finally ripe for the telling.