Late in the summer, we invited some friends over to have dinner up on
our roof - salads and strawberries and peaches in the velvety dark.
Jorge and his lover Mike are planning a trip to Latin America, to visit
Jorge's family in Bolivia and to travel. They both work with me on the
boat. We have all saved a lot of money.
They invite me to go with them. Jorge is not 'out' to his family, and
I will be a distraction if there is any suspicion.
Of course the idea is ridiculous. They're going in just a few weeks, there's
no time to organize. Besides I
have over-stayed my visa and if I leave I'll have to go back to England
and reapply to get into America. I might never get back. They're going
to Bolivia, to Peru, to Brazil.
They're getting away.
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