Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On the corner

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.

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