N G U Y E N M I N H C H A U I am a painter, not a writer. I wish to make this point clear from the start-- not as a plea for generosity from the reader, but to remind myself that I write this story for my own sake and for the sake of the painting I have just completed. The second thing I will mention is that the story is written for one other person. However, no matter whom it is written for--whether for you, the reader, or this other person, who is, in fact, a barber--what I write will still be a kind of confession. I cannot honestly remember how many months have passed since the day I first walked into the barbershop and recognized him. Since then, however, I've forced myself to pedal the two or three kilometers once a month to have him cut my hair. I have no idea how long ago it was that I started slaving over this oil painting either. Oil was unfamiliar to me until then, but I knew I could not treat this subject with watercolors or lacquers. Neither the quick brushstrokes of watercolor
Manoa – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Apr 1, 2002
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