Author Archives: Bill Reagan

About Bill Reagan

Bill Reagan enjoys how public transit juxtaposes neighbors and strangers in a way no other microcosm of our community can. He likes eavesdropping, striking up random conversations, and watching how people act when they think no one is looking. He can be found online at WilliamReagan.com and @WilliamReagan on Twitter.

Speed Dating

I ride the bus every day, so I’ve witnessed plenty of folks making amorous advances toward fellow riders – but I had never seen anyone like this guy on the #35. He bounded onto the bus as if he had … Continue reading

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So this is what crazy looks like

I had been listening to an audio book called New Stories of the South, a 2005 anthology. I was three stories into the recording when I heard Clairvoyant by Ada Long, a tale that grabbed me by the lapels, pulled … Continue reading

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Proximity

nothing left to say, two neighbors sit awkwardly. saved by cell phone ring © Bill Reagan (@williamreagan), posted with permission.

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Cogitation

daydream assembled from short hair, suntanned shoulders, and exposed bra strap © Bill Reagan (@williamreagan), published with permission.

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Stop ID 11486

these so-called minutes stretched to improbable lengths bus is still not here © Bill Reagan (@williamreagan), published with permission.

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