What did you think, as you and Rachelsat on the floor of the cattle truckas it left Paris?
Did you think of the watchesand clocks you had mended ?
Did you think of the tiny springsand wheels? You with your magnifying glassin your eye poring over the worksso that a Monsieur or a Madame could tell the time, correct to the exact second?
Did you think of the smell of the seaand the push of a boat againstthe waves? How you and Rachelwould stand on the deckthe wind in your facesas you sailed away?
Did you lookthrough the gaps in the slatson the side of the truck?
Did you see farmers in fields?Women…
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