A Homeless Guy and an Illegal Alien Walk into A Park

After this date, immigration rules are just another joke to me

Sangeeta Kalsi
Human Parts
Published in
10 min readFeb 5, 2024

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Me sitting in my sundress at the Horticulture Garden in Florence, Italy. I’ve just spotted the man this article is about to zero in on.

“I really liked the dog from your Tinder profile,” I said to him, looking gingerly around at the baggage he had decided to bring to our date. It’s a first date. Usually people leave their issues — and things — at home for those. He couldn’t.

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Sangeeta Kalsi
Human Parts

Dubai-born Indian living in Italy. I write an art column - follow "An Artists Diary." Writing from a feminist immigrant's lens.