Good morning

August 16, 2012

He said good morning to each person that passed by, and he said it low and slow and carefully, so they wouldn’t know he might ask for money if they responded, so they would only hear him if they were listening, carefully, not stuck in some dark place in their own head, not drowning out the world with relentless beats, not in conversation with the person by their side, not already checking email on their phone and firing off responses, and every now and then, someone, indeed, said good morning back, as if to a fellow human.

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