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Retell a Lie

I have forgotten their faces Eyes through the cafe glass A casual diversion… But it’s not A glimpse of the world As it stops and starts Traffic lights, green and red A view from the table With permission to look … Continue reading

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Besides the Reality of Pain

Staring at the faces Of Monday morning strangers Waiting for a sign From the muted sound of feet Hear the silent echo… Evaporate against the cafe glass Like the blank page Waiting for ink… The anticipation of a moment To … Continue reading

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An Ambience of Apprehension

the West is moving East morning sun has gone did its bit now, waiting for the rain to come cafe staff rounding up the empty chairs about to close a sky swelling up with ominous clouds pregnant with mysterious words … Continue reading

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Another Cafe

Today a different cafĂ© Faces…. still have the look the look of strangers young and old innocent or experienced I wonder about their stories as I casually fill the gaps in their cobbled paths the man at the opposite cafe … Continue reading

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No, Not Today

a sip of coffee a mood pressing on my forehead a view a busy pavement those buildings across the street the city traffic moving slowly the sound of rubber hiss and crease along the street a conversation at the next … Continue reading

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But, You Would Rather Stay

cafe culture art and literature in a coffee cup gossip and sugar to sweeten the taste coffee breaks potentially turn into moments strangers pretending to stare in the opposite direction secretly glancing over neatly cut sandwiches or over the rims … Continue reading

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