took shower at an abandoned shopfront. stashed my bike for the winter (honda tiger). water ran grey. dust on walls and everything. inside shower head. even. a security guard came, stared at my naked body. i stared back. walked out of the shower into late afternoon at an office. everyone was still there. cornered a colleague. collared him, i said, how long has he worked here huh. nine years, he said. two years longer than me. i’m gonna make him pay, i said. i looked out of the window. outside the world looked like what it looked like in wall-e.