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An Oxfam shop assistant spills

his expensive bottled water as

he texts. A Mother, vegan, pagan

goes through the pockets of a

coat that originated from Next-

her daughter shakes a snow globe

and the square outside is adorned

with a white robe. A traffic warden is|

indecisive about the purchase of

a book on existentialism. The mother

buys an electric moon clock and the

snow globe. In the square a salvation

army band plays and the daughter

demands a hot dog-as snow flakes collide

with musical notes-she gives her hot dog

to the tramp whose beard sways in the wind-

is it the music or a small gesture that

makes a hobo cry. A clock glows in a

child's bedroom- sleeping beneath the

moon a tramps hums a melody because

he knows he isn't alone.

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Nice slice of life piece. "A traffic warden is indecisive about the purchase of a book on existentialism." rings true for me. Stopped for a short while the other day and it cost me £35. They must peep round corners and hide behind trees. :icon_cyclops: Benjamin

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A fab romp- detailed and living- I was there- well done!

 

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thegateless.org Come on over and check out my poetry substack y'all;-) Or if your bored, head to the Zazzle store: https://www.zazzle.com/store/gateless. If you buy anything I lose a bet, so consider that before you violate the digital rules.

 

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