Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Two observations during a short walk


On the way there -
three people ahead of me,
a girl flanked by two men.
The girl, by far the tallest of the three,
suddenly bounced up,
tugged a branch
and showered cherry blossom on us all.

On the way back -
as I made my way down the stairs 
into the railway underpass,
an elderly, impeccably outfitted gentleman 
waited at the bottom.
As I arrived, he beamed approvingly at me
and said as if to a very small child,*
'Well done! Good feet eh?'

And now, 
the flowers.







* or, as it just now occurs to me,
to an old lady. Hmm.

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    1. Yes a freakish appearance at the top of the blog. No idea how that happened. You must have thought I'd moved to the southern hemisphere!

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  2. So where are you now? If in June, is it still raining?

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  3. I am definitely back in November. It all got a bit surreal there for a minute. I'm surprised anyone caught it!

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