Tuesday, April 14, 2009

lose the reasons for it

Though he had begun to wonder, after a certain period of not working, if you couldn't simply forget how to work, forget the particulars, lose the reasons for it. And once that happened, it could become possible never to hold another job as long as you lived. To become a statistic: the chronically unemployed. The thought worried him.
-- "Fireworks" in Rock Springs by Richard Ford

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