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old man works away.
Girls with top
knots, men in shirts, discarded coffee cups.
on backs of chairs, autumn sunshine and bracing winds.
queuers, busy employees. Inoffensive background music, chatter. mumblings, musings,
Sat in a small hub of community. Men and women come and go,
old ones, younger ones, and small ones. Refresh
email, check phone. Scour brain for ideas, avenues, potential.
fuzz and blur, then sharpen. Tiredness sets in, the weary job-hunter. Exhausted
from nothing and the non-start day.
of jobs, of busyness, of action. And money.
jargon spinning, cover letter editing, google search abounding. Blog reading,
information gleaning. The day’s conversations swirling, mental cogs whirring.
evening respite beckons. The search resumes tomorrow.