Once a Marine
In a university district in the city of Chuncheon, there are people going in and out of an alleyway. There is a shop owner in a red cap and orange Marine outfit. There are several kinds of vegetables and blue-shelled eggs. I usually walk past this every day. Then one day, I follow the shop owner to his field. For a day and a half, he ploughs the field and tends the chickens, which is a lot of work for one man, but he’s used to it. The next day when he returns to the shop, he finds that there are no customers. He spends his time telling his acquaintances about his chicks. The elderly man does not leave the shop until late at night.