Men, women, school children stand on the curb, occupied, connected universally in 2G/3G/4G networks.
eyes side-glancing On
contradicting a world in constant motion
that cannot afford to stop&wait, and give
How many minutes of our lives are spent waiting for the go-sign
that finally lets us GO under the begrudging stares of drivers
who failed to make it and who must now STOP for us.
Practice that smug, practice hiding delight.
just ignore them all and keep
your eyes on your glass.
has taken to following
briskly makes a bee-line
for the park, diagonal
the yellow-box junction
taking a shortcut
with no time to waste
to reach the grove
of jambu trees,
to dine on sweet fruit
ripe and fallen.
Posted for dVerse Poetics. Karin Gustafson (ManicDDaily) is hosting. The theme today is the unexpected.