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yesterday morning
 this scene
 stopped
 me

 i was juggling
 an umbrella
 an over stuffed tote bag 
my id 

 it stopped me

 took out my iPhone 

crouched down
balancing
 carefully
 so 
i didnt tip over
 onto
 the wet plaza

 i didnt

 i hated the renovation of times square
 i really
 hated
 the construction 
the inconvenience of sidewalk narrowing
 hated the arrival of h&m

hate
 the disney characters posing in their gross smelling costumes 
with
tourists

 tourists
 seem to have multiplied
 now every day is like wednesday

 how so 

you ask

 well
 wednesday is matinee day
 broadway and its theaters 
just a block or two away from times square
wednesday matinee attendees are bus'd in
 they clog the area 
gawking

 now 

with the new improved times square 
they are there 
like that
 every day 

okay

however much i hate it

 i am going to miss it

 we are moving in under 90 days 
we're getting new id cards
 we're prompted
 everywhere we look
 to
 start the purge
 get rid of
 toss out 
shred
archive
 files books magazines

  i dont adapt to change very well
 its taken me years
 to adjust 
to the times square redo 

i think
 by the time 
i retire
 god knows when that will be
nevertheless 
it will likely take til 
then
 for me 
to 
come to terms 
with
 working 
downtown 

11 comments:

  1. Hope you find unexpected treasures to photo in your new zone, D




    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

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  2. Oooooh, if a pictures is worth a thousand words, your words paint another picture. Something along that line, but I like both sides!
    Cheers,
    M.

    Have I dreamed about you not having comments anymore???

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  3. I am not good at change either...so I can relate. I do love this picture though! I hope that your move goes smoothly...moving is never, ever fun!

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  4. Not a fan of change either. I love the color in the photo.

    I do like going through stuff and throwing it away :) Wish I could come help haha

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  5. It's a bit of a bear to me, change.

    Terrific shot!

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  6. I am sure that this is really going to be a big change. I hope you find lots of new things to like there. xo.

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  7. I know exactly what you mean about getting used to change

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  8. I can appreciate your frustration, but as one whose never been to New York, I'd be one of those tourists gawking... just sayin.' {{{smiling}}}

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  9. I won't show up to gawk until after your move, I promise. I am definitely not going to pose with foul smelling disney characters, (only with nice smelling characters).

    Good luck on your move.

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  10. And a fabulous shot you took. I've been traveling and getting son into a new school so I've missed my daily doses of your fanatabulous photos.

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  11. I love all of that color! Nice capture! I hope the move goes well!

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