I love that mint grows all around.
Walking back from a cafe I noticed a cool kid picking
some at the corner.
I smiled and said "Ya might want to grab from the
Before finishing my thought, he sprung up and told
me he was fine thankyou.
He described his long 6 year cooking history and
even his childhood job landscaping.
I sipped my coffee and moved on.
Had he let me finish I would have said
"- because you are picking where dogs pee ...
All darn day."
His vast 6 years culinary career did less to inform
him than my 6 years living on that corner.