Ended up in SF headed back to BART after midnight — girls in their teens and twenties in tight shiny dresses, high heels, makeup, carefully coiffed and sexy a few hours before but now stumbling, hairdos coming apart, dress seams splitting on the heavier girls, the skinny girls with pimples in backless dresses, shivering in the cold: something adorable, vulnerable, and ineffably tender. The boys/young men with their pants around their knees every bit as vulnerable, trying to look good not trying to look good. A few sweet boozy sloppy kisses. New Year’s Eve. I missed you.
EUGENE CORR is a writer/director of films and television whose credits include the Academy Award-nominated Desert Bloom, Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter’s Journey, (co-written/directed with Robert Hillmann). Currently he is producing a documentary feature, From Ghost Town to Havana, shot in Oakland, California, and Havana, with Roberto Chile as cinematographer and co-producer.