Category Archives: Baltimore

I took a walk in the rain

I took a walk in the rain. Got to wear my new rain jacket. On Madison, a teal shirt hangs half in half out of the After Hour Depository. A man with a stubbled chin sheltering under an Absolut Vodka … Continue reading

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Street music

What do I listen to? It all depends in summer, with the windows open, I listen to the street The harrumph of garage trucks beep-beeping delivery trucks 4-wheeled rap blasting air brakes of the Pink line bus – murmur of … Continue reading

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kindness in Baltimore City

Baltimore is a divided city – black and white and in between. Some see the other as enemy. But that’s not so. For example, today I took my white-haired, white lady self and my small red cart down the street … Continue reading

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Who would do this to a flower?

Last week, flowers – red and white vinca – were planted beneath the curbside tree. Come Sunday morning, they were not. Someone had pulled them out and left them, roots upturned to die. Who would do this to a flower? … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Walking by the Basilica, church-goers exiting A woman in a gauzy Spring dress with her cane wielding Mother behind her. – A light breeze – The Mother barks – Hold your dress down The woman dutifully drops her arm to … Continue reading

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on a bench

On a bench by the station sleeping weathered face turned to the sun

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all-purpose adjective

This morning out walking – Walking down Light Street walking behind a guy repetitively repeating that all-American participial adjective formerly referred to as a 4-letter word but now too ubiquitous to be shocking. The napowrimo prompt for the day: repetition

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